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White House reacted to interview of propagandist Carlson with Putin

White House reacted to interview of propagandist Carlson with Putin The coordinator of the U.S. National Security Council, John Kirby (photo: screenshot from

In the administration of the President of the U.S., the interview of the controversial American media figure Tucker Carlson with the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is considered simply unnecessary, according to the briefing by the coordinator of the U.S. National Security Council, John Kirby.

The American official noted that in this journalistic material, there will likely be fake and absurd justifications from the Kremlin leader for Russia's large-scale military aggression against Ukraine.

This was his response to questions about Carlson's interview with Putin, and whether there are any concerns in the White House about any disinformation that may arise from it.

Kirby noted that he would not preempt an interview that has not yet been released but commented on the expected themes in this article.

"I don’t - I think it’s pretty obvious - it should be very obvious to everybody what Mr. Putin has done in Ukraine and the bogus - completely bogus and - and ridiculous reasons for which he tried to justify it. I don’t think we need another interview with Vladimir Putin to - to understand his brutality," said a representative of the U.S. President's administration.

What preceded this

Prior to this, on February 7, Newsweek reported that the European Union might impose sanctions against American propagandist Tucker Carlson due to his interview with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.

However, later journalist Rikard Jozwiak from Radio Svoboda revealed that Brussels does not intend to do so.

The content of this interview is currently unknown, but it is expected to be favorable to the aggressor country, Russia, as the propagandist has repeatedly defended it.

Additionally, Carlson recently announced that he has also requested an interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

For more information on who Tucker Carlson is and why he is referred to as the American Solovyov, read the article by RBC-Ukraine.