The Russian foreign Ministry demanded from CNN to explain “manipulation” with the boy from Aleppo
MOSCOW, 29 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Russian foreign Ministry sent an official letter to the Bureau of the American TV channel CNN with the requirement to explain to the audience of “mass manipulation of public consciousness” about a boy Omran Danise from Aleppo, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
The story received wide attention, after some media published video “the Medical center of Aleppo,” about the rescue of a child whose house blocked by militants in the Eastern area of the city was destroyed. Media with reference to activists of the center reported that the building was destroyed by blows of the Russian space forces.
Frames are in a state of shock a little Omran quickly spread on social networks. The Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund Anthony lake in connection with this story called “end the nightmare” in which live more than 100 thousand children in Aleppo, Syria. CNN’s Christiane Amanpour during an interview with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov showed a picture of a boy with the words “this is a crime against humanity.”
The official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov denied reports of foreign media about the alleged inflicted by the evening of 17 August the air strike at the al-Katerji Aleppo, Syria. He stressed that this area is adjacent to two corridors for the civilians that were created within the framework of humanitarian operations. According to him, has been repeatedly emphasized that existing in the Syrian Arab Republic FSI Russian planes never work on targets placed within the boundaries of settlements.
Earlier, the boy’s father said in an interview with the videoagentstvo RT Ruptly that the severity of the injuries his son was greatly exaggerated, and the photo itself is gangs wanted to use for their own purposes — in particular, to attack the government in Damascus.
“Yesterday in the afternoon we had sent a formal letter to the Bureau of CNN with a reminder regarding the manipulation of public consciousness as the leading Explorer of this channel Ms. Amanpour during an interview with Sergey Lavrov on the eve of the American elections,” said foreign Ministry spokesman at a weekly briefing.
We assume that the channel and the browser somehow must respond. In what form — to solve them, but to explain to the audience they have.Maria Zakharova
She urged the television and its browser Amanpour to direct communication, “to fix… a gross forgery, which was implemented in late 2016.” “Given the audience of CNN, it was a global mass manipulation. We expect this reaction,” — said the representative of the foreign Ministry.