MINSK, 18 October (BelTA) – The KGB should raise the efficiency of the foreign intelligence service, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he made new appointments in the state security system, BelTA has learned.
“Increasing the efficiency of the foreign intelligence service will boost the capacity of the KGB. The service needs to be transformed into a unit capable of addressing strategic tasks; it is necessary to enhance its offensive nature, to build up the capacity of secret intelligence and other methods and forms that you know about,” the head of state said.
According to him, identifying and suppressing attempts of foreign special services to get access to classified information of government bodies and enterprises remain a priority task.
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that it is vital to keep up with opponents and expand the use of modern technologies in operational activities, increase the efficiency of the KGB technical unit, radio-electronic intelligence, and boost scientific potential.