Welsh Minister swore at a colleague during an official online meeting

MOSCOW, 23 APR – RIA Novosti. Health Minister of Wales Won Gating during the online session of the Assembly of the coronavirus forgot to turn off the microphone and lashed insults at his colleague, informs the British TV channel Sky News.

the Incident occurred on Wednesday. As informs television channel, the Minister, turning to the man behind the scenes, used profanity, talking about MPs and the Welsh Assembly, Jenny Rathbone. As seen in trapped in the media of video, some of the participants, hearing the words of the Minister, perplexed, put her hands over her mouth, the others laughed. Rathbone, which was discussed, did not show any emotion. The President of the Assembly, Elin Jones has responded quickly to the incident and asked the Minister to turn off the microphone.

after a few hours of Getting wrote in his Twitter account that he was ashamed of his remarks. “I sent Jenny Rathbone a message of apology and offered to talk if she wants. It’s an unpleasant distraction during unprecedented situation,” he wrote.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on March 23 in connection with the epidemic of the coronavirus announced the introduction of quarantine in the country: the British may leave their homes only for the purchase of commodities for exercise once a day, for medical needs and for travel to and from work (only if this trip is “absolutely necessary”). The distance between people is required to keep at least two meters, to assemble in groups is also prohibited.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 2.47 million infections, more than 169 thousand people died.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.