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Watch: Putin throws Erdogan's chair back during Syria talks

  • Published at 10:26 pm November 23rd, 2017

Video of the incident published on the Internet. Chair Putin turned after ended communication with journalists. The conversation with the press occurred after the talks between President of Russia Putin, the head of Turkey’s Erdogan and their counterpart from Iran Hassan Rouhani.

The talks were held in Sochi on November 22. At the end of the speech, Vladimir Putin approached Erdogan to shake his hand. At this time, the head of the Russian leg pushed back his chair of his colleagues, most likely, to the leader of Turkey was easier to get up. However, the chair is not moved, and turned over.

The meeting of the three leaders was organised to discuss the settlement of the situation in Syria. Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed on a question about the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Syria.