WASHINGTON, November 14. /TASS/. Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov on Monday expressed support for the staff of the American branch of RT TV channel, forced to register as inherent at the request of local authorities.
“I appreciate your efforts in USA and around the world, said the Ambassador, visiting the Washington office of the channel. – It is very important that you draw a real picture of what is happening in the world.” Statements of the head of the Russian diplomatic mission channel included in its news programme.
“I come to you today because you were forced to register [in the US] as a foreign agent. I would like to Express my support for the activities that you do. We are very concerned about what is going on around RT, and we want to assure you that we are with you” – said Antonov.
Informed about the visit of the Antonov office of the TV channel in Washington, TASS reported the press service of the Embassy.
The American branch of RT TV channel has applied to the Ministry of justice all necessary documents for registration as a foreign agent, said earlier the Deputy head of the news service RT Alexey Kuznetsov. He noted that RT “had no choice”, the channel was “in such condition”.