Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha sprayed reporters with disinfectant during a weekly press conference in Bangkok Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.
Prayuth, a former army commander who is known for being unpredictable, sprayed reporters seated in the front-row after taking questions in the press conference, the AP reported.
The Thailand prime minister was reportedly irritated at one of the questions regarding a potential cabinet change and walked away after spraying the journalists.
Prayuth overthrew Thailand’s elected government during a 2014 coup, the AP reported. The prime minister has engaged in other press conference antics, including stroking a reporter’s ear while speaking to a group of reporters, and throwing a banana peel towards camera operators.
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha sprays hand sanitizer at journalists to avert answering questions about his Cabinet. pic.twitter.com/20r0f41IQs
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha sprayed hand sanitizer at journalists to avoid answering questions about a cabinet shuffle that saw three ministers stripped from their posts last month.
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