Acting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on whether he will retain a post in the new government, RIA Novosti reported.

Asked to comment whether he will continue to be FM and if he wants to remain in the government, Lavrov said: “You have probably already been working as a journalist for a long time. Perhaps you yourself understand it ... See, everyone laughed. I was assigned to perform the duties three days ago, so I am performing. ”

Dmitry Medvedev announced to Russian President Vladimir Putin the resignation of the government.