Russia rejects Dutch minister’s comments on Putin as “fake news”

February 13, 2018
Russia rejects Dutch minister's comments on Putin as "fake news"
Russia rejects Dutch minister’s comments on Putin as “fake news”

The Russian Embassy in the Netherlands on Tuesday rejected as “fake news” comments by the Dutch foreign minister about an aggressive Russian plan to create a greater Russia.

Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra admitted on Monday he had lied in 2016 about attending a meeting at which Russian President Vladimir Putin was said to have detailed the expansion plans.

“Russia is being blamed for disseminating disinformation,” the embassy said in a statement. “Dutch officials are constantly making such unfounded statements. ..Isn’t this an example of fake news directed against our country?”

Source : News Agencies

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