“We made a mistake. That was an unfortunate mistake,” said departementswoordvoerder Robert Palladino Thursday about the case. “We have this individual falsely informed that she was selected as a finalist.” The ministry “regrets the error”, he said.Read also the Fox-presenter scolds Dutchman, the skin full of: “You're an idiot!” Russian propaganda
In her work, laid Aro already years before the American presidential election of 2016 the Russian propaganda machine expose. She was bombarded with harassment and death threats. The U.s. embassy in Helsinki found that they have a special award earned and nominated her for the International Women of Courage Award.
In January, the American ministry of Foreign Affairs that Aro the award would be received. That would be her Thursday in Washington will be given by foreign affairs minister Mike Pompeo in the presence of the first lady Melania Trump.