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Lavrov disrupts photo shoot at G20 summit: diplomats refuse to stand next to him in frame

07/08/2022 02:08:55 pm
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The traditional photo session of all participants of the G20 summit this year will be cancelled due to the refusal of some foreign ministers to be photographed together with russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. This is said in the message of the Kyodo agency, - dsnews.ua reports.

"The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was the first to refuse a joint photo shoot with the delegate from the russian federation", - the message said.

It is specified that the preliminary photo shoot was postponed until the conclusion of the summit.

It was earlier said at the summit of the foreign ministers of the G20 countries that China would support efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis in Ukraine.