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A United Nations-focused news outlet whose U.N. accreditation has come under review after U.S. prosecutors linked it to a scheme to bribe a former General Assembly president is striking back at its critics.
South-South News, which for six years has published articles related to the U.N. and development issues, in an open letter dated Monday posted on its website defended its reputation, which it said “has been tainted by some unscrupulous acts.”
“Many media and administrative professionals have proudly worked for South-South News and can attest to the integrity of our media operation,” South-South News said.
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