The State Committee of Information and Press of South Ossetia and ITAR-TASS signed a cooperation agreement

Tue, 27/08/2013 - 14:28

The State Committee of the Information and Press of the Republic of South Ossetia and the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS) agreed to implement a comprehensive and effective information collaboration to extensive coverage of the most important events in political, social, economic, cultural, scientific, educational, sports and other areas of South Ossetia. The agreement was signed in Moscow on August 23 by the Chairman of the State Committee of the Information and Press of the RSO Vyacheslav Gobozov and Director General of ITAR-TASS Sergey Mikhailov, informed the news agency "Res" Vyacheslav Gobozov.
"According to the document, the ITAR-TASS will assist the State Committee of Information to establish the state news agency, and will organize and conduct on the basis of the agency or its partners, workshops and seminars for the retraining of journalists of South Ossetia. In turn, the South Ossetian news agency is ready to "create favorable conditions" for the ITAR-TASS news agency in the Republic "- said Gobozov.
He has added that one of the most authoritative Russian news agencies will facilitate direct contacts and co-operation of South Ossetia with the media of Russia and other countries.
"For this purpose, using the organizational facilities of the ITAR-TASS (press center, internet site, service, monitoring, correspondent centers and information centers in the Russian Federation), it is scheduled to systematically organize press tours of the journalists of the leading media to South Ossetia, holding press conferences, briefings, meetings with representatives of South Ossetia. ITAR-TASS is ready to timely covering of trips and visits of the President and other representatives of South Ossetia to Russia and other countries, as well as to provide expert support in holding forums, exhibitions, presentations and other events, "- said Gobozov.
In turn, the State Committee of Information and Press will send to the ITAR-TASS channels the official statements and reports, as well as the information, analytical and other materials. It will also report on the planned and ongoing events and activities, trips and meetings of the leaders of the government of South Ossetia, projects and programs of the country.
"The State Committee will provide an ITAR TASS the opportunity to participate in all media events and press conferences held by the leadership of the Republic, and is ready to assist them in organizing meetings and exclusive interviews with socially significant persons of the country," - said Gobozov.
The parties have also agreed that the representatives of the Republic will be taking part in the international events held under the auspices of the ITAR-TASS news agency, and the leaders of the ITAR-TASS news agency - in actions and activities held by the public authorities of South Ossetia.
According to the signatories, the implementation of the provisions of this agreement will lead to "the establishment and strengthening of strategic partnership" between the State Committee of the Information and Press and ITAR-TASS, which, of course, "will promote efficiency, reliability and comprehensive coverage of the processes taking place in the political, socio-economic, cultural, scientific, educational and other spheres of life in the Republic of South Ossetia."
The signed document does not limit the ability of the information cooperation of South Ossetia with other media and their activities in the country. Moreover, the State Committee of Information and Press of South Ossetia is ready and will continue to expand international cooperation in the sphere of information. In this regard, Vyacheslav Gobozov does not exclude that in the near future the similar agreements can be signed with other authoritative media, as well as with various state information structures.

Мой мир