The sphere of influence of domestic mass media in Belarus should be expanded, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at a session of Belarus’ Security Council.
“We should not shy away from new solutions in media space. It is imperative to convey the truth to people in a fast, clear and comprehensive manner. We need to start turning fake news against their distributors,” Alexander Lukashenko said. Also, a concept of information security has been submitted for discussion at the Security Council of Belarus. The document has been developed following the instructions of Belarus President taking into account the peculiarities and challenges of the current environment. Alexander Lukashenko deems it necessary to take action to expand, diversify and improve the quality of national broadcasting and earn more trust of the public in official mass media.