The NATO parliamentary Assembly adopted a resolution on information security for increased assistance to partner countries, including Ukraine, said the head of the permanent delegation to the NATO PA MP from the faction “Block of Petro Poroshenko” Irina Friz.

“The NATO parliamentary Assembly at its meeting on Monday in Bucharest, adopted a resolution on information security which provides for the extension of assistance to the partner countries, particularly Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine”, – said I. Frieze, the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” on Monday.

As previously reported, the resolution establishes that countries-NATO members must design and create special units in cooperation with private media companies for permanent monitoring of the appearance of false news, hostile propaganda and counter them .

“The resolution calls for increased funding of the Alliance institutions and collaborative institutions in the information sphere, in particular, public diplomacy Division NATO and the relevant centres of expertise (COE),” – said I. Frieze.

She also noted that the document provides an audit of the sites of the institutions of NATO and armed forces of countries-members in social networks, with the aim of raising the level of strategic communications.

“To ensure the exchange of experiences on the protection of electoral campaigns, political parties and electoral commissions from cyber attacks. To upgrade journalism standards in response to the threat posed by fake news and to focus attention on the importance of checking facts, independent investigative journalism,” – said I. Frieze.

As previously reported I. Frieze, on Monday it is expected that at the meeting of the NATO parliamentary Assembly will also adopt a resolution on expanding cooperation with Ukraine and Georgia on the security in the black sea region.

“There will be another resolution relating to expansion of cooperation with Ukraine and Georgia to ensure security in the black sea region”, – said I. Frieze.