Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad, maintained that the security forces must work on protecting journalists during the live coverage of events.
In an intervention on NBN channel, the Minister said that what happened on June 6 was anticipated.
“There are measures that the government adopted before, during and after this day,” she said.
“We must prevent infiltrators from taking advantage of the noble objectives if the protests,” she added.
“Security forces must protect journalists during live coverage,” she stressed.
Abdel Samad went on to heap praise on the professional role played by some reporters, especially Edmond Sassine from LBCI.
“There is a challenge ahead of us as of today, that is the implementation of the Cabinet decision on pursuing those involved in shaking stability,” she said.