G / J Domingo Hernández Lárez: “The Bolivarian National Armed Forces occupies 14,227 electoral centers out of 14,262 centers authorized to vote”
From the General Command Post of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, General Domingo Antonio Hernández Lárez, Strategic Operational Commander of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, reported that 362,262 military personnel and members of citizen security were deployed that jointly and unifiedly will guarantee the independence and sovereignty of Venezuela in the next regional and municipal elections in 2021. To date 14,227 electoral centers occupy 14,262 voting centers, representing 99.9% of the the centers, the rest corresponds to the aerial and fluvial deployment because they are in areas of difficult access.
In addition, he pointed out that the FANB supports the National Electoral Council (CNE) as the governing body to guarantee the political rights of Venezuelans, safeguarding the security of voters, ensuring the maintenance of internal order, the custody, transfer and safeguarding of material and electoral instruments , technological and non-technological.
Likewise, he stated that the Bolivarian Militia will monitor compliance with the biosecurity protocols implemented to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
On the other hand, he added that the FANB is in constant monitoring through the Strategic Regions of Integral Defense and Operational Zones of Integral Defense, enabling contingency numbers in the event of any irregularity during the execution of Operation República.
It is important to highlight that the FANB is safeguarding the strategic facilities in the territorial defense system.