ST. PETERSBURG, June 17. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he hopes world news agencies will be unbiased in highlighting developments in Russia.
"I will hope very much that you will seek maximal objectiveness in respect of Russia," he said at a meeting with tops executives of a number of global news agencies that was organized by TASS.
Putin pledged to answer all questions. "I am pleased to see you at such a representative meeting, I mean the world news agencies you represent. You know it better than me how many daily publications across the globe are based on your materials," he noted.