The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine and the national police have enough forces and means to ensure safe celebrations on 23 and 24 August, national flag Day and Independence Day in Ukraine, assured the leadership of the interior Ministry.
Answering the questions of the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” on ensuring security and possible information on preparing provocations, first Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Sergey Spring stated that the interior Ministry will hold on Tuesday a meeting on the organization of public security during the events.
“The Ministry of internal Affairs will be involved (law enforcement) all units, national police and the national guard, border guards and emergency service – about 7 thousand people”, – said S. Spring .
He also noted that the interior Ministry analyzes all incoming operational information and “all the challenges that will arise, all emergency situations – they will react the personnel of the Ministry of internal Affairs with the main aim of providing public security.”
In turn, the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev said: “the Police will ensure public safety during celebrations of the 23rd and 24 th. I guarantee that no citizens will be the target of attacks or any terrorist attacks. For this purpose we have enough forces, means and abilities.”