Lavrov chastised journalists at the Ministerial meeting of the OSCE
MOSCOW, 11 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov chastised journalists at an informal meeting of the OSCE Ministerial in Austria, reports RT.
In the beginning of the meeting the head of Russian diplomacy protested that members of the media crowded around the table, not paying attention to sitting.
Give me air. Around the table sit people, and you turned your back on them. It’s not very polite.Sergei Lavrov foreign Minister of Russia
One of the journalists did not pay attention to the remark, leaned across the table and held the microphone to Lavrov, trying to ask a question.
“It is quite rude. Who is Pasha? Parents? Teachers? They didn’t tell you that when the presiding officer begins to speak, it is better to depart to another place?” asked the Minister.
Earlier, before the talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson Lavrov made the remark to American journalists shouted questions. The Russian foreign Minister asked who was teaching the press manners.