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MOSCOW, September 21 (Itar-Tass) —— Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media and South Ossetia’s State Committee for Information, Communications and Mass Media have signed a cooperation agreement, the Russian ministry’s press service reported on Wednesday.
“The document provides for cooperation and information exchange on technical regulations in the area of communications, information technologies and mass media, in the area of information security of systems containing personal data and communication networks,” the press service said.
Under the agreement, the sides will exchange experience in the area of the use of radio frequencies and control of radio emission, and in the sphere of postal services. Experts from both countries will also cooperate in the area of information technologies with an eye of expanding software sales.
The agreement also envisages coordination of the transfer to new TV and radio broadcasting technologies, including digital ones, and provision of conditions for the operation of mass media offices in territories of either of the states.
The agreement provides for broader money transfer services via postal terminals, including electronic transfer services.
Russia and South Ossetia have already signed 56 interstate and inter-ministerial agreements. Another 40 such agreements will be signed soon.