G20, “Lavrov hospitalized in Bali”. Moscow denies

Indonesian government and health sources leaked the news. But the Russian foreign spokesperson Zakharova dubbed the news as “fake”. Lavrov appears in video: “Political Game”

Indonesian, government and health sources leaked the news that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was reported to be admitted to Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar soon after his arrival in Bali to participate, at the head of the Moscow delegation, in the G20 summit. The hospitalization would have been due to a heart problem. But the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, denied the news as a “fake”.

“Sergei and I are in Indonesia reading the news and cannot believe our eyes,” Zakharova wrote. Afterwards A video was also released in which Lavrov, shorts and shirt from Basquiat, works and answers questions sitting at a small table in a garden. The news about his health is, the minister said, “a political game”.