Natalia Dobrovolskaya. The head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini presented to the member countries of the Union proposals on strategy to counter the so-called Russian propaganda, said Tuesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of the EU presidency of Latvia Edgars rink?vi?s on the results of the EU Council for General Affairs.
"We discussed strategic communication. High Commissioner Federica Mogherini made suggestions on a plan of action as requested by the European Council, " said Rinkevich.
"We discussed how to be single in the response to the campaign of disinformation, trying to put pressure on member countries, and what can be done to support the efforts of member countries to strengthen sustainability and what steps and available tools are able to be used in this regard", he said.
according to his statement, " the discussion was useful to develop a common European policy in the field of strategic communications.
in March, EU leaders instructed the head of diplomacy Federica Mogherini to the June summit to prepare a plan to counter Russian disinformation " in coverage of the conflict in Ukraine. Before Mogherini said that the European Union States is working on a strategic communication to counter the propaganda of the Russian language " not only in the Eastern partnership region or in Russia, but also in the EU.
first European online newspaper Euobserver, referring to the draft document, which ended up in his possession, said a team of experts of the EU ' counter-propaganda can become fully effective by September, she will prepare information materials for the EU leadership, the press-services, EU delegations and member countries.