Watch: Russian FM Lavrov gives microphone a brisk, diplomatic handshake during Algeria meeting (VIDEO)


A few chuckles have been raised when the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov grabbed a microphone at a press conference, held in Algeria as part of his two-day working visit to the country at the invitation of his Algerian counterpart, Abdelkader Messahel.

The Russian official grabbed a microphone and gave it a firm, diplomatic handshake as reporters jostled into position around Lavrov. This latter gave a brisk handshake to a microphone pushed closer than others to him before laughing along with the reporters in the room.
The Russian foreign minister is on a two-day visit to Algeria to discuss with his ALgerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel regional as well as international issues, including the situation in war-ravaged countries, chiefly, Libya, Syria, as well as Mali.






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