USA: Russian ambassador 'concerned' about RT forced registration as 'foreign agent'

Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, expressed concern about the RT's forced with the US Department of Justice as a «foreign agent,» when visiting the Washington office of the channel, Monday. Antonov said that he had decided to «pay a courtesy call» to RT, adding that «I appreciate your efforts in the United States as well as in the world. It seems to me that it's really... Еще important that you can explain to everybody the reality in the world.» «I would like to express our support [for] your activities and would like to say that we are very much concerned [about] what is going on around Russia Today and to assure you that we are together. We are with you. We are together, we are with you,» assured the Russian diplomat. Earlier in the day, RT America reportedly filed all the required documents with the US Department of Justice for the registration as a «foreign agent» under the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA). RT Deputy Head Alexei Kuznetsov is reported to have said that RT «had no other choice» given the situation.

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