East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO recognised cyberspace as a domain of operations in order to justify aggression.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 10. July 2016

Debunk claim:

“We agreed in Wales that cyber defence is part of NATO’s core task of collective defence. Now, in Warsaw, we reaffirm NATO’s defensive mandate, and recognise cyberspace as a domain of operations in which NATO must defend itself as effectively as it does in the air, on land, and at sea”: http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_133169.htm

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by EEAS Moscow in Disinformation Review issue 35. The item is located at row number 24 in the report.

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