The Socialist MPs put forward a bill to amend and supplement the Code of Audiovisual Media Services. One of the proposed amendments refers to the broadcasting of news, analytical, military and political radio and TV programs, IPN reports.
The Code of Audiovisual Media Services now provides that the media service providers and distributors can broadcast news, analytical, military and political radio and TV programs produced in the EU, the U.S. and Canada and in states that ratified the European Convention on Transfrontier Television. The Socialist MPs proposed the following variant: “the media service providers and distributors can include in their services offer the broadcasting of military local and foreign radio and TV programs that meet the provisions of the information security conception and strategy of the Republic of Moldova.”
Earlier, the Socialist MPs proposed a bill on the status of the Russian language on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. The bill provides that the verbal and written communication language in the relations with the state authorities, the public administration and institutions and the enterprises and organizations based in the Republic of Moldova is the official language and/or the Russian language as an interethnic communication language, at the citizen’s choice, and these entities respond to written applications or verbal requests made by citizens in the language in which these were formulated.
The two bills were drafted by Socialist MPs Bogdat Ţîrdea, Vasile Bolea and Adrian Lebedinschi.