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30,000 policemen trained to ensure smooth running of municipal elections (Interior Minister)

Some 30,000 policemen have been trained so as to ensure the smooth running of the municipal elections, Interior Minister Lotfi Brahem said on Tuesday.

The Interior Ministry is well prepared for this event and will endeavour to ensure the smooth running of the elections in complete neutrality, he indicated on the fringes of an information day on integrated development programme held Tuesday in Carthage.

He further added that working sessions have already been held on this matter under chairmanship of the Prime Ministry and in co-ordination with the Defence Ministry.

Officials have been trained and recommendations related to respecting neutrality have been addressed to the governors, he added.

Regarding the media coverage of the servicemen’s voting operation, the minister affirmed that no interdiction measures were announced on this matter.

According to him, badges will be given to local and foreign journalists to cover the municipal elections.

Source: TAP News Agency

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