SCO secretary general calls for better coverage of SCO space
Dmitry Mezentsev, Secretary General of the SCO, called for better coverage of information about the SCO at the 15th General Assembly of the Organization for Asia-Pacific News Agencies.
IRNA Director General Mohammad Hoddadi (Iran) reminded that Iran and the Caucasus were part of the same region. He said that the role of mass media was to prepare for cooperation and mutual understanding.
Dmitry Zhuk, Director General of the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BELTA), said that the agency had ties with Trend, AzerTAG, Georgian news portals. He noted that there were still memories about the USSR as a united community. He added that the Russian language helped merge the information space together.
Maksim Minchev, Director General of the Bulgarian Telephone Agency, emphasized the good ties of Bulgarian mass media with Caucasus states. He noted great interest of Bulgaria in the region. Gas and oil pipelines and energy made the Caucasus an attractive topic, he said.