Lavrov met with the foreign Minister of Switzerland, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov. Archival photoLavrov met with the foreign Minister of Switzerland, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting with the foreign Minister of Switzerland Didier Burkhalter.

In the beginning of the meeting Lavrov used a play on words in the English language, assuring the interlocutor that the journalists only need a couple of shots (shot — shot, shot), but he was ready to offer him a couple of shots (shot glasses) anything.

One of the Swiss journalists asked the head of the Russian foreign Ministry that he might wish Swiss colleague. «I could wish him what he wish himself, — said Lavrov. — The important thing is not what we want for others what each of us wants for ourselves.»

Lavrov heads the Russian delegation to the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly that opened in new York on September 12. The working program of the Minister includes several dozen high-level events and bilateral meetings. Lavrov will speak during the General debate of the UN General Assembly on September 21.

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