EU to consider possibility of creating new Russian-language TV channel - PHOTOSESSION

EU to consider possibility of creating new Russian-language TV channel - <span style="color: red;">PHOTOSESSION
# 12 January 2015 11:31 (UTC +04:00)

Baku - APA. Latvia, which is holding the rotating presidency in the EU, will consider a possibility of creating a new Russian-language TV channel at the upcoming EU ministerial meeting scheduled for January 19, APA reports quoting TASS. The TV channel is intended for the Russian-speaking audience Eastern Partnership member states (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus).

The Russian Foreign Ministry commented on the issue.

“We’ve always taken a positive position on the freedom of speech. But the EU plans for creating a kind of counter-propaganda channel can hardly correspond to the concept of freedom of speech,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov told TASS.

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