Interpol impressed by World Cup planning

source: IOL
March 31 2010 at 11:46PM

Durban – The global police agency Interpol on Wednesday said South Africa’s World Cup security planning surpassed its expectations, with no tournament terrorism threats identified ahead of the June 11 kick-off.

“What I have seen so far is very positive. South Africa can be proud of the level of security that is in place,” Interpol secretary general Ronald Noble told reporters.

“My opinion is that South African Police Service is doing all that is in its power to ensure that South Africa is as safe as possible during the World Cup.”

Interpol was in South Africa to assess security plans ahead of the tournament, where it will work alongside South African police and provide links to [continue reading]

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