The Minister of Communication, Ammar Belhimer, stressed that one of the advantages of Algeria’s new national policy is “the focus on proactive work to enhance Algeria’s role regionally and internationally, and the forward-looking view in reading and understanding the various developments to deal with them in the necessary ways and at the appropriate time.”
Belhimer said in an interview with “Algeria Al-Youm” newspaper, that “the proactive activity to enhance Algeria’s regional and international role and enhance its capabilities to reserve against it and to address the challenges it faces, is included in the seven axes of the seven special envoys appointed by the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdel Majid Tabun, these days and assigned to them.” the international activity of Algeria,” stressing that “one of the features of the new Algeria’s national policy is to focus on proactive work and a forward-looking view in reading and understanding the various developments to deal with them in the necessary ways and at the appropriate time.”
He explained that “the great experience of these frameworks would provide a useful and collective accompaniment to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, especially in the field of proactivity and proactiveness within the framework of the approach set by the President of the Republic in order to establish a truly dynamic and proactive diplomacy that would qualify for the initiative regarding major regional and international files, while pursuing The logic of influence to enhance the role of Algeria as a productive mediating force and exporter of peace, stability and security.
The minister added that “national competencies in various disciplines are extrapolating and analyzing the reality objectively and seriously,” which enabled – as he said – to “unveil the threads of conspiracies being hatched against Algeria and its foreign parties, as well as its traitorous agents.”
The Minister of Communication touched on Algeria’s foreign policy, saying that “everyone is aware of the seriousness, integrity and honesty of Algeria in dealing with events, which has earned it international respect because it simply does not sell illusions and does not issue lies, but always seeks to establish sound relations and expose the real conspirators and manipulators of human rights.”
He referred, in this regard, to “the positions in support of the Algerian proposal, which are issued by an international body and from many countries, as is the case with regard to drug trafficking and illegal immigration, or to transfer the mass political displacement of minors as a pressure and bargaining chip.”
“Moroccan-Zionist conspiracy laboratories targeting Algerians are bankrupt”
The minister also talked about the issue of espionage, especially through the “Pegasus” program, which “we revealed about two years ago”, pointing out that “the Moroccan-Zionist espionage scandal through this program against a number of countries, officials and personalities confirmed the truth of what we said about this dangerous espionage operation, which is not The first of its kind.”
He mentioned press reports and investigations, including the “Orient XXI” website, which revealed these days that “Morocco has carried out espionage operations since 2009 by means of French and Italian spyware targeting people and organizations inside and outside Morocco, including Algeria,” adding: “There is no doubt that the recurrence of spying operations Morocco’s suppression of liberties and the obliteration of rights would draw the attention of the international community to the seriousness of these hostile and degrading behavior.”
In a related context, Mr. Belhimer said that the Facebook administration entrusted the task of exposing false or false news related to Algeria to foreign media institutions, which “we objected to by taking practical measures represented in the formation of a follow-up and evaluation group under the supervision of the Ministry of Communication and the participation of representatives of a number of sectors, bodies and institutions concerned.” “.
He pointed out that the work of this group “is based on finding a ground for what is known as fact-checking in Algeria, which will be active from a national perspective on Facebook pages and websites and undertake the task of detecting false information and confronting it with national efforts and competencies.”
He considered that “the Moroccan regime’s purchase of debts is not a surprising issue, because it is accustomed to such immoral methods,” adding that “the international media, part of which has been involved in this dirty game, is fully aware of Morocco’s method of bargaining and bribery with the aim of influencing positions that support international legitimacy and the right of The Sahrawi people have the right to self-determination, as well as to seek in various ways to discredit Algeria.
He said that the international media in general, “today there are only two options: either working professionally to defend democracy and human rights and a commitment to respect the demands of peoples and associations active in this field, or shrinking in front of these demands, which find in social media platforms a direct space for expression.”
In the same context, the minister stressed that “the Moroccan-Zionist conspiracy laboratories to influence public opinion and demoralize the Algerian people are bankrupt because they always clash with a united and attentive internal front of everything that is being plotted against us.”
In response to questions about the communication sector, Mr. Belhimer affirmed that the sector is working to contribute to “enhancing citizens’ awareness and immunizing them from the fallacies and lies that the electronic flies that nest in social networking sites use with various masks, false slogans and virtual identities that deliberately target the legitimacy of the state,” referring to “The cyber war targeting the legitimacy of the state and its institutions increases with the approach of certain occasions, such as the anniversary of the events of October 5.”
On the other hand, he said that the sector is working on preparing the advertising law, which “defines the rules and conditions for the media, including electronic ones, to benefit from advertising according to objective criteria that respond to the rules of the profession and the demands of the market. related economics.
In addition, the Minister considered that “the temporary or final closure of some private channels falls within the framework of the tasks and powers of the audiovisual control authority stipulated in the Audiovisual Law,” noting that the reasons for the closure were “purely professional and objective.”