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Washington Will Cry - RT Now Available at UN Headquarters

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Right now, a US diplomat is standing mournfully, with a single tear streaming down his cheek.
Washington's long campaign to villify RT as an Kremlin propaganda outlet worthy of shunning, has ended in failure. The UN has officially added RT to the list of channels broadcast to diplomats at the UN. And they even had marked the occaision with a ceremony.

RT has joined an exclusive list of news outlets to broadcast on the internal information network at the United Nations headquarters in New York.


The “UN and RT are two most famous and most recognizable acronyms in the world,” the Russian ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin said during a surprise appearance at the agreement ceremony, “Of course UN is an old institution, RT is quite young, but they are brash, they are aggressive, they are talented, they are ‘in your face!’”

“And you know, let’s face it, everybody watches RT: diplomats do it, ambassadors do it, foreign ministers do it, heads of state and government do it.. And they do not just do it, but they discuss it, they make public statement about RT. Sometimes they sound, even in their criticism, as if they are PR representatives of RT.”

Under-Secretary-General Chrisina Gallach spoke at the ceremony, praising RT for offering alternative news:

It is home to a diverse range of news broadcasting networks from around the world and in different languages," UN Under-Secretary-General Cristina Gallach said, welcoming RT's addition to the broadcast.

“You will find yourself in a good company because we have many other news channels that broadcast in house and that help all of us that are here to understand better the different perspectives,” Gallach said.

“In the current complex world the different perspectives, the different point of views, and the diversification of sources is quite critical,” the UN Under-Secretary added.


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