Lavrov pouts after Ukrainian delegation walks out as he spoke at OSCE meeting in Skopje

Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov
Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov
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The Ukrainian delegation walked out during the speech of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the OSCE ministerial meeting, European Pravda reported on Nov. 30.

Several other delegations also supported Ukraine.

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It is not yet known which countries' representatives left the meeting room during Lavrov's speech.

The Russian Foreign Minister interrupted his speech, conducted in Russian, and responded in English.

"Can you leave me alone, please? Thank you," Lavrov said – apparently without noting the irony.

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After completing his speech, Lavrov immediately left the meeting room, the publication wrote.

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry announced on Nov. 28 that Dmytro Kuleba will not participate in the OSCE ministerial meeting because of Lavrov's presence at the summit.

Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia also said that their foreign ministers had also decided not to attend the OSCE Ministerial Council because of Lavrov's participation.

Later, Polish Foreign Minister Szymon Szynkowski vel Sęk also announced that he wouldn’t participate.

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At the same time, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken did attend the OSCE meeting, though his attendance did not overlap with Lavrov’s.

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