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    The Kremlin considers unacceptable and offensive the words of a US broadcaster Fox News journalist about Russian President Vladimir Putin and expects to receive apologies, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — US President Donald Trump gave an interview to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly this past weekend. O'Reilly, among other things, called Putin a “killer,” to which the US leader responded: “You think our country’s so innocent?”

    "We believe these words on the part of the Fox News reporter are unacceptable, offensive. To be honest, of course, we would prefer to get apologies addressed to the [Russian] president from such a respected broadcaster," Peskov told reporters.

     

    Donald Trump has repeatedly advocated establishing a political dialogue with Moscow, particularly in regards to the fight against terrorism, and expressed readiness to build positive relations with Russia. Moscow has long been promoting the idea of fruitful cooperation with Washington.

    After the leaders' phone talks on January 28, the Kremlin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the presidents had noted the importance of respect in relations.

     

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    • Angus Gallagher
      Bill really let everyone down piping that kind of liberal prattle. Unless western patriots are able to put the record straight by speaking directly with their fellows on Russia and are given a platform to achieve just that- the gap that allows this kind of Russophobic garbage to turn septic will flourish.
      We need to disinfect this gap with hard facts and yet the Marxists and leftist radicals promoted here are the best way to ensure this matter is left unattended. It's a cautionary lesson- but the outcome of neglecting western patriots nonetheless.
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      orfano
      Kremlin should take Bill O'Reilly to court for untold amount of compensation, for defamation of charatcter. This sort of opportunists have no moral values; they will be really hurt when one touches their pockets. They can sell their mother for money. Come of Mr. Peskov, sue him immediately, the evidence is there already.
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      Austrian School
      That such a low character can get in a position where he interviews the President speaks volumes about the insane mental disposition of the US media, not to mention that it ain't genteel.
      Also in the UK I observe with deep regret that gentleman like behavior of politicians is a value of the past.
      These people behave like violent football fans.
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      Austrian School
      I told him my opinion by email: oreilly(at)foxnews.com
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      NK2016
      Mr. O'Reilly never questioned the illegal war crimes committed by the Pentagon/US administration in "Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia
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      anne00marie
      Fox News, isn't that part of the Murdoch Media network? The same Murdoch, who has invested heavily in Genie Energy, with Jacob Rothschild and Dick Cheney?
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      elsa.zardini
      Agree with Charles Wade's comment, here in "comment via facebook".
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      Erik Trete
      Why does anyone even bother to watch Fox - Fox does not broadcast news, just base sensationalism.
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      tobi.gelando
      Fox News is part of murder sorry Murdoch network and there mentality is the same as Cnn and Bbc News !!! Great fans of the Obonga, Clintons and Soros crime Clan !!! Sick extreme sick !!! The supporters of the New World Order !!!!
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      Mitach2002
      Fat ole Bill O’Reilly might want to come clean and call his previous presidents what they are, rapists, thieves and murderers.
      That's who you let run America for you Billy.
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      cpascal1
      Trump's response was good. America might finally have a president who is going to stop the constant war-making.
    • Korz53
      .... Russia, i do not think it will get any apologies from mad men; Lunatics do no wrong as to give any apologies for anything!
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      PaleRider
      Bill tends to run off at the mouth quite frequently because he likes to hear himself pontificating, even when he clearly does not know what he talking about.
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      Fatos
      Why should he apologise, Putin bumps off the inconvenient and runs barbarous wars breaking every inconvenient norm of international law, then lies about it.
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      Fatosin reply toorfano(Show commentHide comment)
      that would be fantastic, Putin would be proven a killer in court.
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      Fatosin reply tocpascal1(Show commentHide comment)
      cpascal1, as opposed to Putin in his 3rd and 4th wars
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      michael
      a piece of genetic garbage, nothing more - this is why he's a journalist in the us.
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