Deutsche Welle's head office assumed responsibility for publication of the Moscow office

Head of General Management of Deutsche Welle Johannes Hoffmann stated that in the letter to the Chairman of the Commission of the State Duma on the investigation of the foreign states' interference in the Russia's internal affairs Vasilii Piskarev
Letter of Head of General Management of Deutsche Welle Johannes Hoffmann
Letter of Head of General Management of Deutsche Welle Johannes Hoffmann

“Communication with political institutions is a matter exclusively for the General Management of our broadcasting company, the employees of our Moscow office do not have competence in this matter,” the text of the document sent by Johannes Hoffmann to Vasilii Piskarev Piskarev Vasilii Ivanoviсh Piskarev
Vasilii Ivanoviсh

Also, Head of General Management of Deutsche Welle said that their representatives did not have a “legal possibility” to take part in a meeting of the State Duma Commission on the investigation of the foreign states' interference in the Russia's internal affairs, as “the broadcasting company is an institution under public law of Germany and in this regard is accountable to German supervisory authorities”.

He also invited Vasilii Piskarev to come to Bonn or Berlin to meet with Deutsche Welle’s Director General ”for a more detailed discussion of the issue.“

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