New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the major American city authorities are preparing for possible unrest and riots in the city after the presidential elections on November 3, and de Blasio said during a press conference on Tuesday, in response to a question in this regard, that the authorities are discussing such a scenario, He added, “This work is underway in the police department and the municipal council.”
And he continued, that the authorities expect large numbers of people to express their position on the streets after the elections. He said, “We must protect their right to peaceful protest … but we will not tolerate violence.” A high-ranking New York Police official had previously announced that the police would put hundreds of their personnel on alert from October 26 to prevent any accidents in the places. On the eve of the elections.
He explained that the police do not expect any specific dangers, but there is a fierce debate inside the country about the upcoming elections.