Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said that Russia «will conduct an assessment, make a decision on our own reasonable steps», in response to intentions expressed by US authorities to put restrictions on Russian observation flights over the US soil carried out under the Open Skies Treaty, speaking in a press briefing in Moscow on Thursday.
«If we talk about the measures taken... Еще by the USA which, as mass media reports, are aimed at complicating Russia's observation flights over the USA, well, we will also assess their matching with the agreement». Zakharova pointed out.
She also spoke about the «US attitude towards Russian mass media,» saying that «it is required that the company that serves RT America register as a foreign agent.»
«This could be called a policy of double standards,» she the spokesperson said, adding that «the requirements for RT and Sputnik are contrary to the American principles of freedom of speech.»
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