26.04.2014 10:00
Press office of President

Oleksandr Turchynov instructed law enforcement agencies to ensure the security of journalists during counterterrorist operation

Acting President, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov instructed the Security Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of the Interior to ensure the security of journalists and uninterrupted broadcast of Ukrainian TV channels during counterterrorist operation in the eastern regions of Ukraine.

Particularly, under instruction № 762/2014-рп, during counterterrorist operation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the Security Service of Ukraine must ensure measures aimed at protection of journalists, cameramen and other media officials who are marked respectively under the legislation.

At the same time, the Ministry of the Interior together with the State Committee on Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine, other concerned executive authorities, with participation of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting, were instructed to take measures to ensure uninterrupted broadcast of national audiovisual product in the south-eastern regions of Ukraine.

Also, the Ministry of the Interior must take measures in due order to ensure the protection of ground television and radio transmission network in the south-eastern regions of Ukraine.

 


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