NATO to deploy experts in fight against COVID-19 disinformation

NATO defence ministers met over video conference to discuss how it can protect citizens during the COVID-19 crisis.One current priority discussed was combatting the spread of harmful, false and misleading information. The British Army will therefore be deploying two experts in countering disinformation. They will advise and support NATO in ensuring its citizens have the right information to protect themselves and its democracies are protected from malicious disinformation operations used by adversaries.Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said: "NATO can play a key role in the international fight against COVID-19, and Allied solidarity is more important than ever to ensure both the security and the health of our almost one-billion citizens."

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