Over 3,000 servicemen to maintain order and safety in Odesa on May 2

Source : 112 Ukraine

Dekanoidze expects all commemorative events to be carried out safely
12:40, 28 April 2016

Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

On May 2, order and safety in Odesa will be maintained by 3,000 servicemen, Head of Natioal Police Khatia Dekanoidze informed at a briefing aired by “112 Ukraine”.

“In order to ensure safety of Odesa citizens, 3,000 servicemen will be brought in to maintain order in the city on May 2”, - she said. 

It has been reported that National Guard officers started to arrive in Odesa two weeks ago.

Earlier, governor of Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili stated in an interview to "112 Ukraine", that President Petro Poroshenko ordered the Heads of National Police and National Guard to locate additional 1,000 servicemen in Odesa.

National Police stated, that they are ready for any scenario during commemorative events in Odesa on May 2.

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Related: Counselor of Interior Minister: no need for more National Guard units in Odesa

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