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KGB head informs Belarus President about counterintelligence efforts

MINSK, 2 April (BelTA) – President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko heard out a report from Chairman of the State Security Committee (KGB) Vadim Zaitsev on 2 April, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.

The KGB head informed Alexander Lukashenko about main avenues of development and improvement of operation of state security bodies, counterintelligence support for the operation of Belarusian government agencies, fulfillment of earlier instructions of the head of state, including those issued at a recent session of the Committee.

Vadim Zaitsev also informed about the fulfillment of counterintelligence tasks. Attempts of a neighboring country to get access to secret military information, including information relating to the single security system of the Union State, have been stopped.

The report also touched upon KGB efforts to prevent corruption crimes, economic crimes, and other criminal activities.

Since Vadim Zaitsev is the President of the Belarusian Biathlon Federation, he informed Alexander Lukashenko about plans to promote this sport. Alexander Lukashenko also gave instructions to improve coaching in order to get Belarusian sportsmen prepared for the next winter Olympics as best as possible. The head of state gave instructions to more actively develop the sports facility Raubichi, to use it to host international competitions.