Skip to comments.EU willing to increase resources to counter Russian interference
Posted on 11/14/2017 10:07:37 PM PST by Olog-hai
Following developments in Eastern Europe and Catalonia, EU foreign affairs ministers pledged more resources to fight against foreign interference in Europe, in particular coming from Russian actors. [ ]
Propaganda and disinformation activities generated and multiplied by foreign actors based in Russia have become a concern, primarily in Ukraine and eastern EU member states.
But following a swathe of fake news stories during the French elections and, more recently, during the Catalan crisis, ministers agreed that more needs to be done to counter this new type of threat aimed at destabilizing the bloc.
After referring to the Catalan example, Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister Alfonso Dastis called on his colleagues to take strategic communications seriously. It was the first time the Spanish government raised the Catalan crisis during an official meeting with its European partners.
Asked about Russian meddling in Catalonia, [EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica] Mogherini declined to comment. She did not give details about how much resources will be allocated to the initiative and the calendar for implementation.
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So the EU.... without the slightest awareness of irony.... says its important to stop nations from interfering in the affairs of another nation?
How did they not burst into flames of hypocrisy right on the spot?
Meanwhile, people in Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Syria, Libya, and Cyprus are standing there in slack jawed amazement at this statement...
Well it worked with Hillary and her lapdog leftists.
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