Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called the unacceptable and offensive remarks the host of Fox News channel bill O’reilly about Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin expects to get an apology.
“We believe such words on the part of the correspondent of Fox News is unacceptable, offensive. And, frankly, would prefer to apologize to the President from such a respected broadcaster,” said a Kremlin spokesman (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
The answer of the President of the United States Donald trump host bill O’reilly, the press Secretary of the President has preferred to leave without comments.
O’reilly during the interview, asked trump about his relation to the Russian counterpart. The American President said that he respects Vladimir Putin. “In fact, I respect many people, but this does not mean that I will be able to get along,” added trump. The presenter objected to the US President, calling Putin a “murderer.” “There are a lot of killers. We have a lot of killers. Do you think our country is so innocent?” — in response, trump said. He concluded that “the United States to get on better with Russia than Vice versa.”
As noted by the newspaper The Washington Post, the question of the journalist of Fox News could be associated with the attempt of Senator John McCain to focus on poisoning in Russia, coordinator of the “Open Russia” Vladimir Kara-Murza.