Peskov: “We understand the State Duma wanting to ban US journalists from sessions”


December 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin understands why the State Duma committee wants to ban US mainstream media journalists from entering the lower house’s building.

“We absolutely understand this,” Peskov told reporters.

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“Certainly, this refers to the US mass media as such blatant attacks against foreign mass media, in particular Russian, come in violation of global practice of the freedom of speech, and unfortunately, they blossom in the US,” he noted.

He then called for a list of media outlets that will be banned to be made.

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