MINSK, November 30. /TASS/. The Kremlin regards the deprivation of the RT issued by the U.S. Congress as a violation of freedom of speech and freedom of the press, as well as wrong and unfriendly step.
According to him, “the situation is bad.” “No need to be a seer to predict enough of an emotional response on the part of our lawmakers concerning the American media,” – said the representative of the Kremlin. He noted that “it’s not mirror effect”, but “such a hostile and undemocratic decisions and actions leave unanswered, of course, difficult and impossible in this situation.”
However, he did not predict what would follow the steps of the Russian Parliament.
On Wednesday, the head of the Executive Committee of correspondents, radio and television in the U.S. Congress, Craig Kaplan that the RT journalists denied accreditation by the U.S. Congress. He stressed that this decision was made on 21 November for the unanimous vote in Committee “due to the fact that the Manager of an American branch of RT by T&R Productions, LLC (T&R) registered as a foreign agent in the United States.”