Croatia's Gordan Radman tries to kiss German Foreign Minister Annalena at EU conference
Although Gordan Radman-Annalena Baerbock's kiss did not take place, the Croatian Foreign Minister came under fire on social media.-
In one of the most awkward and bizarre cases, Croatia's Foreign Minister Gordan Radman was embroiled in a global controversy when he tried liplock with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock. Gordan Radman kiss controversy has been breaking the internet as the incident took place during the photo session op of the European Union Conference on Thursday. Although Gordan Radman-Annalena Baerbock kiss did not take place, the Croatian Foreign Minister came under fire on social media.
Gordan Radman-Annalena Baerbock kiss controversy took place during multiple world leaders were posing for a group photo in Berlin. The viral video showcases, Gordan Radman, 65, leaning toward German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock. When the Croatian Foreign Minister was about lock his lips with Annalena Baerbock, the German Minister turned her face away. As a result, they greeted each other cheek to cheek.
Annalena Baerbock and Gordan Radman kiss controversy sparked a social media debate as well with women slamming the Croatian Minister. Gordan broke his silence on the viral video and was quoted saying, "I don't know what the problem was... We always greet each other warmly. It is a warm human approach to a colleague."
However, Radman was slammed by Croatian women's rights activist Rada Boric who termed his gesture as "highly inappropriate", adding that "warm greetings" should happen only among those whose relationship allows kissing.