Russia and the United States submitted a resolution on cybersecurity to the UN General Assembly Committee :: Politics :: RBC

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Representatives of Russia and the United States have submitted a draft resolution on the country’s responsible behavior in the field of information and communication technologies for consideration by the first committee of the UN General Assembly, TASS reports with reference to the deputy representative of Russia at the organization’s office in Geneva, Andrei Belousov.

Belousov pointed out that ensuring international information security is the most difficult problem in the UN negotiations.

Foreign Ministry announced “slow progress” in dialogue with the United States on cybersecurity

“All the more significant was the adoption this year by consensus of the final reports of the UN Open-ended Working Group and the Group of Governmental Experts, despite the differences in the positions of states,” the diplomat said. He called for support for the resolution.

In June, the presidents of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, at a meeting in Geneva, agreed to instruct to work out which targets should not be subject to cyberattacks. Biden, in particular, said that these include critical infrastructure facilities.

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