‘Not going to put RT on same level with rest of you’: John Kirby loses temper during briefing
‘I’m sorry about that’: State Department official emailed RT’s reporter a detailed statement
During U.S. State Department briefing RT’s reporter Gayane Chichakyan asked spokesman John Kirby for specific information concerning allegations that Russia is targeting hospitals in Syria. The response was a reiteration of those allegations and a refusal to treat RT in the same way as other media outlets. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby, explicitly says RT will not be treated on a par with other news outlets. It comes after we repeatedly asked for evidence to back up the department’s allegations that Russia has hit numerous hospitals in airstrikes in Syria.
Media war in Syria, anti-Russian hysteria pervading political circles – [UK MP Kawczynski]