MOSCOW, March 31. /TASS/. Russia will prioritize bringing truthful information about the country's policies to the widest possible foreign audience, according to the new Foreign Policy Concept of the Russian Federation, approved on Friday by decree of President Vladimir Putin.
"With the purpose of forming an objective perception of Russia abroad, strengthening its position in the global information space, countering the coordinated anti-Russian propaganda campaign carried out on a systematic basis by unfriendly states and involving disinformation, defamation and incitement to hatred, and ensuring free access of the population of foreign states to accurate information, the Russian Federation intends to give priority to …making truthful information about the Russian Federation's foreign and domestic policies, its history and achievements in various spheres of life, and other accurate information about Russia available to the widest possible foreign audience," the statement said.
The new Russian foreign policy concept is a document that will serve as a base for the country's practical actions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier on Friday. He thanked everyone who was personally involved in the concept's development. "We have a balanced document that will serve as the foundation for our medium and long-term practical actions," he said.