Wednesday, 08 June 2022 11:30

Pointless!

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: The Hound note that part-time ag minister, part-time trade minister and full-time handbag carrier for Jacinda, Damien O'Connor, did a bit of virtue signalling during an APEC trade ministers' meeting held in Bangkok last month.

Apparently, O'Connor boycotted any events involving his Russian counterpart at the event in protest against that country's invasion of Ukraine.

Before the meeting, an official confirmed that, "O'Connor will walk out when the Russian Minister Denis Manturov begins speaking at the meeting; he will not meet with him and will not attend the formal dinner if the Russian is present".

Wow, what a massive statement - no doubt Putin immediately withdrew his troops from Ukraine and currently is cowering in the Kremlin over this momentous move by O'Connor.

Do you mean he hasn't? So, it was just a pointless waste of time then? Thought so.

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