24 June 201612:40

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s answers to media questions on the sidelines of the meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council, Tashkent, June 24, 2016


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Question: How would you comment on the results of the Brexit referendum?

Sergey Lavrov: It’s the British people’s business.

Question: Who do you think won and who lost? There are a lot of debates on this issue.

Sergey Lavrov: I don’t know. You have the arithmetic of the referendum results, which shows the will of the British people. Decide for yourself.

Question: The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was a victory for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sergey Lavrov: I never studied medicine. Therefore, medical cases are beyond my purview.

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