Sergei Lavrov since 2004, overcame by plane a distance equal to 83 flights around the Earth


MOSCOW, February 9. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during his stay as Minister flew on a plane for more than three million kilometers. Such data has published on Tuesday the newspaper “Kommersant”.

In the Department of information and press of the Russian depodesta told the newspaper that since March 2004 till today Sergey Lavrov during his business trips he has flown approximately 4284 hours (178,5 or days). However, he overcame the distance of 3 358 363 km, which is approximately 83 flights around the Earth.

The publication notes that of the three most recent secretaries of state the U.S. leader in the number of flights carried out in time and kilometers is John Kerry. Since February 2013 he flew 2198 hours (91 days), breaking the 1 623 804 km Condoleezza rice from 2005 to 2009 flew 1 620 361 km, while Hillary Clinton from 2009 to 2013 – 1 539 712 km

Only for 2015 the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation visited Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Hungary, Guatemala, Germany, Egypt, Italy, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Cyprus, China, Colombia, Cuba, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Serbia, Slovakia, USA, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Finland, France and Switzerland. In some of these countries he came last year several times – for example, in Austria, where negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program.

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