Kerry gives two 'impressive' potatoes to Lavrov: Video

Mon Jan 13, 2014 18:58:00

US Secretary of State John Kerry gives a pair of Idaho potatoes as a gift for Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the start of their meeting at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris.

Kerry said Lavrov had mentioned Idaho's most famous export the last time the pair met.

Russia's foreign minister seemed to appreciate the gesture, smiling and remarking that the gifts were "impressive."

The delegations met in Paris on Monday. Kerry, Lavrov and UN-Arab League envoy on Syria will meet for talks aimed at finalizing preparations for hoped-for Geneva 2 peace talks on Syria.


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