Photo: Screenshot of the security Guard blocks a journalist from Russia

The guard held the representative of the Russian TV channel, while the car of the President of Ukraine is not out of the alley.

Guards did not let the journalist of TV channel Russia to the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky during his meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul. Said this yesterday, UKRINFORM.

The incident occurred at a time when the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said goodbye to the Ecumenical Patriarch and headed to his car. At this point, it appealed to the journalist of TV channel 1+1 with a request for comments on the results of the visit. After a short review, which took about 15 seconds, the President sat in the car, – is spoken in the message.

At this point one of the guards from the number assigned to the protection of the President of Ukraine the Turkish side held by a hand and blocked a spokeswoman for the TV channel Russia, which from the beginning of the visit, was waiting with a microphone and cameraman in the courtyard of the Patriarchate.

When the President and the Patriarch came out of the temple, she tried to get closer, but Zelensky was a dense ring of security and journalists.

The guard did not comment on the incident and quickly left with the procession. He held the representative of the Russian TV channel, while the car of the President of Ukraine is not out of the alley.

As explained by the publication in the press service of the Patriarchate, the cause of such actions could be any actions of the journalist, which the guard believes it is incorrect in accordance with the situation and its task of ensuring security.

We will remind, on 7-8 August, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was on an official visit to Turkey. He met with the President of this country Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at a business forum and held talks with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

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