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as. russia warns about rebel groups in syria could try to frame the assad government for a chemical if it comes off that the us said it would retaliate against them. such assaults. also ahead c.n.n. releases a highly dubious documentary on the russian meddling in the firm's us the news network is had by a wave of controversy over faults sensational reporting. also ahead this hour the u.k.'s prince william and former prime minister david cameron find themselves embroiled in a corruption scandal over england's failed bid for the twenty eighteen world cup
after the release of a long awaited fee for ripley. live from our international news center here in moscow this is r.t. i'm you know neal you're welcome to the program. our top story this hour russia sees washington's claim that the syrian government could be preparing a chemical attack is an invitation for terror groups to provocations so that the u.s. retaliates against nikki reports the fact that the u.s. appears to have not only preempted a chemical attack but is already prepared how it's going to respond such an incident occur is being seen as a worrying development to the russian side and a lot of this has to do with concern over the u.s.
being perfect symbol to repeating past mistakes russia's foreign ministry in its latest statement has issued a reminder to this respect. we know that the bush administration falsified the facts about weapons of mass destruction in order to justify military aggression against iraq these deeply concerns and this comes just two days after a phone conversation between russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov and his u.s. counterpart rex tillerson during which love are obvious that to have urged the u.s. to exercise restraint in its actions saying that washington must prevent provocations against syrian government troops but it appears that that warning didn't have much of an impact the u.s. claims to have information that shows the syrian president is preparing to launch a chemical attack and with this latest development media in the u.s. has also been pushing for more also from the state department to provide an explanation but it appears to be staying tight lipped you just heard evidence to
share with us about this potential preparation for the use of chemical weapons is that was an absolutely right and nor would that be laid out because that would be considered an intelligence matter when you guys believe that it's in your interests you do what you say evidence. of intelligence i'm not going to get into that with you but this is a very serious and grave matter it's understandable that concerns are high because this comes as there has still been no evidence provided over the previous alleged chemical attack in syria which the u.s. also pin the blame on to the syrian government for and that was attacked in syria's province in april despite there being no evidence so thorough investigation but u.s. retaliated with a confrontational strike on a syrian air base and what you might also remember is how the u.s. thought only blame syrian government forces for the attack but also said that
russia was partly responsible by proxy so on top of everything else the u.s. russia relations are also at stake here too. well fronts on the u.k. have pledged to support any future american attack on syrian government forces rock looks now at why washington seems to be ready to put punishment before due process . but shah al assad has one really bad habit and that habit is and you need does this when he's winning he ruined everything by doing something really stupid for no reason at all. take acids army now they're crushing slavek state liberating vast swaths of syria and out of the blue comes this the united states has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the saddam regime as sad knows the probable
cause and sequences of a chemical attack it's the only thing really right now that could ruin him by giving his enemies the opportunity of the pretext to attack him why would he do it because he's evil the murderous syrian dictator bashar assad has been a brutal dictator bashar al assad's a murderous regime in syria assad is the worst kind of brutal war criminal a classic super villain boof stupid and evil the yawned any logic the kind of villain batman would go after and america is batman. if mr assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons he and his military will pay a heavy price britain is already on board if asked how does something really dumb for new reason again the u.k. will join the us in punishing him we think it's absolutely right if we can to
prevent the use of chemical weapons and we will fully support any u.s. action if you've been following events in syria recently you knew they aren't kidding the united states has attacked assad five times in what they see. is self-defense problem is justifying the prolonged conflict isn't easy once than voters don't want another gung ho bombing campaign they learn their lesson after the first few times the international community sick of reckless interventions and you only thing left is to wait for asaad to give them a cause and since he's a comic book supervillain well it's just a part of the script. the u.k.'s prime minister has clashed
with the leader of the opposition in the first parliamentary question session since the country's election earlier in june. but in the past month signs had small sickest calls didn't post just and someone even you and i don't mind if it's still i believe that this sort of behavior has no place in our job. why is it that far inspections that local authority inspections appear to have missed this essential issue want to try to bring to town was exposed as a disastrous effects of a stereotype. this disaster must be a wake up call. the tourism a house face growing criticism since her party's election upset in which it lost its majority many u.k. citizens out been protesting against the stereotype brags it on the recent deadly gren fell our fire says the government's plans for the next term are debated in
both houses of parliament before being put to a vote on thursday well labor m.p. roger got safe joins me live now from london for further discussion on this thanks for giving us some of your time today sir what can we expect from thursday's debate in parliament on trees and maze plan for moving forward speculation that she could go here what's your thinking on that. i don't think frees the money to go in the very near future. i think a lot of. senior conservatives. very angry indeed. election by blowing quite rightly the shambolic when now i mean. i don't think he will seek to depart within the next few weeks i think they will leave a day until they realize that she has no credibility whatsoever i know need them
will they get rid of my no bones about it they will get rid of germy corben gave plenty of attention of course to the investigation into. let's listen to what treason may. start to the previous coalition government for catching a towel. under the pillow government. is the problem on this as complex as treason may is suggesting. complexes. that many of the. bill in the sixty's seventy's they need to be modern they need to be out. and. he saw the outside of buildings being plowed the issue is not being paid but they're being material which is substandard which is not far
resisted combined with the last spring. in many of these great buildings means refurbishment just in a very similar study to what they were before. not simply because of not. spain. the right materials to do this. last point a newly released poll shows that people are ready to pay more taxes just to avoid further cuts. what does that say about the public's opinion of the government. i think the public take to the pact with the program that's been imposed on this country ever since the tories. in. alliance with the lib dem coalition and since i had total control because.
really no if the jury. does. it. to. show. in a coalition with the do you. do you always good to do you pay the money. and they've already got one billion and there will be much much more. u.k. labor party m.p. thanks for giving us some of your time this hour. a c.n.n. documentary purportedly detailing the story of meddling in u.s. politics prime time t.v.
and showcasing all the. tricks but the drama may have left some viewers frustrated any substantial that. is there any reason to believe that russia is not right now today continuing to attempt to infiltrate u.s. political organizations individuals. who think it's in their d.n.a. . or. braun is prime target is the u.s. spy story in cyberspace that would lead right to doorstep. the kind of evidence some of it surprisingly simple such as time stamps showing that the hackers were starting and finishing their work days on moscow time. well
the documentary does come in a difficult time for c.n.n. on monday three of its employees resigned after a related story was retracted for not meeting editorial standards. to get of journalism group has released on undercover video recording casting dart on the network's reporting and agenda taking up the story. well a video has surfaced of a c.n.n. producer saying that most of their russia trump coverage is well in more polite terms nonsense the more of c.n.n. constantly. this is ratings this ratings are razor credible right now but honestly. it's just like. it's mostly the right you know we don't know. john. proof and it's not just one guy from c.n.n. who's saying that there's not much to this story of trump russia collusion and
there's no evidence that there was collusion but they didn't find any evidence of collusion no evidence of collusion or there is no evidence of collusion between the russians and the trump campaign but at this point what's not proven is the idea of collusion that's correct still no evidence but the media keeps pushing the story project veritas that leaked the recent video says that c.n.n. has mentioned trump in russia roughly sixteen thousand times you would think people might get bored with the subject by now are you tired of hearing about trump and russia oh yes actually yes that's all i hear about it it's just getting tiring we're all exhausted however however it has to be it has to do the truth has to come out and the truth is that that there was interference in the american electorate system but by putin the sentiment you feel like this is what the american people want to see on t.v. is they want to hear about trump allegedly working with russia. not me not a my friend i think they would that something you know if if if there is something
secret about something people want to know even more so if you just bring it out in the open if there is something you'll come out if it's not then it's just go away and you feel like the media should be reporting on this more or less less i'd like to hear where these sources are coming from or who's saying it spares i know it could be my next door neighbor they don't have proof they need to. drop it now the c.n.n. producer allegedly said that they keep pushing the story because of the ratings however a lot of the americans we spoke to said they'd rather watch something else. r.t. washington d.c. . meanwhile the u.s. congress is accusing russian media of peddling the kremlin's agenda a number of lawmakers are going for r.t.d. specifically with a bill that aims to brum the channel as a foreign agent expanding more done you hawkins. essentially this really boils down to more tit for tat measures but just to give you some background the united states
has of course had a foreign agent registration act since the 1930's it's been amended several times since then but it requires all entities on u.s. soil with links to foreign states to register as such some powells have been drawn with the russian foreign agents act passed in two thousand and twelve although differences of course do exist now this latest bill targets are specifically russian propaganda media outlets like r t contributed to the influence campaign by serving as a platform for criminal messaging i think it's a propaganda arm over government that is definitely not on our side the bill will provide the us department of justice with increased investigative authorities to identify and prosecute entities that seek to unlawfully influence the political process the difference is this time there will not be a need for any criminal or administrative offenses to have taken place he would need to report their activities to the department of justice regardless now
a group of russian senators have come up with a proposal to mirror this potential new law take a listen. even though we have established that some pretty commission deals with questions of russian sovereignty and foreign meddling and hearing we discussed the build us proposed in the us and decided that we need to adopt the council measures now entities similar to what may happen in the united states will be forced to disclose their sources of funding and provide accountability of their activities in line with the russian foreign agents law. with r.t. international more news in the second. in case you're new to the game this is how it works the economy is built around corporation corp from washington the washington post media the media
welcome back to the program england's failed bid for the twenty eight hundred fifty four world cup has turned into a corruption scandal for prince william and former u.k. prime minister david cameron a fee for report claims they were present in a room where a legal vote swapping was the scariest with more on the story here's a list to see a church. well definitely big names mentioned and lots of curious little dramatic details about courtship attempts of football executives and the bidding parties involved for starters yes there is mention of prince william apparently having been present at a one of the meetings where allegedly david cameron had suggested to south korean officials that they could vote for each other apparently according to this room report these promises were made but never kept and south korean official according
to the garcia report had denied that this happened but according to garcia who was investigating these issues for two years of the if this would have been in violation of anti collusion rules so certainly some questions there but among some of the other more really curious requests that have been put in front of the english bidding team are quite interesting to say the least for starters there was talk of potentially meeting with the queen in return for support there was. english officials hour for helping with obtaining honorary knighthood help with a job for a friend's son as well as one of fishel from a caribbean nation requesting that his hometown be twinned with an english village so certainly lots of interesting suggestions apparently going out around with all this drama and greed of getting a grip on the world cups of twenty thousand and twenty twenty two but of course as
we know in the end it was russian qatar that ended up getting those world cups and for them it's good news because they continue the can continue preparing and peace now despite previous rumors and sort of discussions in the media that they're going to be somehow implicated in this report that has not happened with any kind of fears of that happening being raised with the details that were presented in this four hundred page report. russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov from his german counterpart signori gabrielle are now addressing the media talks between the two over the syrian crisis has just ended let's listen it. was. we have a newly elected french president. and we hope that there will be some contacts via the phone. services are under word.
as for which. the u.s. . asked for moderation in terms of ramping up. its weapons by both sides we have statistics that the u.s. has ramped up its presence in multiple. times in those areas of europe where they agreed with a promise not to do it. nato says that it's done on the basis of rotation in a permanent rotation but again we don't see any difference between. permanent deployment which the nato has increased the number of. military exercises and the drills are mainly.
containing russia. we we. suggested that nato and russian experts sit down together. to do an intervention of. the. bombs and forces that russia nato folks have on the borders. our nato counterparts have been shying away. and that is a signal. that means that understand what's the real balance of force that's we are still ready for dialogue. president of finland announced an initiative to normalize the situation in the air so. over the baltic sea the initiative was submitted by nato has been
reluctant to consider it just like in the u.s. and russian relations russia and russia nature relations have a distorted perception of what is happening. and the reason is that. our nato counterparts don't want to have normal dialogue so some nato members use the consensus principle to. keep turning away from this dialogue they have the same mantra they say that relations between russia and nato will never. be the same unless russia. changes its stance but this is idea there is that this is an approach with a lot of ideological bias and only lead to a dead end you know we have an initiative with turkey and iran. too we can have
the u.s. jordan the u.n. . joining this initiative which we also have. new meetings. so this will take place next week and this initiative has been supported by every stakeholder we want this initiative to be carried out conscientiously by every party including by foreign stakeholders and this is our specific contribution to. resolving the situation and i hope that our regional. the u.s. the u.s. partners will share the same approach they need to deescalate the situation by creating the so-called deescalation zones we need to provide to them. parish military situation they should not be trying to stake out
a specific territory of syria which is undermines its territorial and integrity and sovereignty. for the ukraine crisis. and your question on the normandy for group again we have the minsk accords. we've been hearing reports of new ideas but we believe. really doesn't make sense the minsk accords have been approved by the un security council the a very specific the non-ambiguous and they just need to be implemented and we hope the normandy for group will relaunch its activities and we will draw the attention of our foreign partners including in france and germany to this fact they subscribed to these accords and again they have a lot of leverage over kiev authorities and we hope to we will be ready to.
do our share. so you would. like to ask this question first and foremost and produce a credible garment and we. will welcome the meeting between the presidents of russia and the usa you and the. celebrity. would be only very strange and if they. didn't meet be there the same place had to say my hotel city it would be very strange if they didn't meet and talk. with. us if all the meeting. was in the. normal before form what i cannot say.