Keyword: Lavrov

  • Lavrov hopes for continuity with new UN envoy in Syria
    Lavrov hopes for continuity with new UN envoy in Syria
    1/21

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Monday that he hopes the appointment of new United Nation Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen (pictured left) won't disturb the consistency of the ongoing d...

  • Russia: German experts can monitor Kerch Strait
    Russia: German experts can monitor Kerch Strait
    1/18

    Speaking at a press conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin agreed to a proposal to have German experts monitor the Kerch Strait next to ...

  • Maas: Germany interested in preserving INF
    Maas: Germany interested in preserving INF
    1/18

    German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday as he addressed a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Germany is interested in "preserving the INF Treaty," stating that Germany "will do...

  • Lavrov urges Western countries to abandon sanctions
    Lavrov urges Western countries to abandon sanctions
    1/16

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov urged the Western nations to abandon "unfair competition" and sanctions against his country, TASS reported on Wednesday. According to the official, the negative impacts of financial measur...

  • Lavrov blasts idea Trump is Russian agent
    Lavrov blasts idea Trump is Russian agent
    1/16

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, as he addressed his annual press conference in Moscow, that he finds it "hard to comment" on allegations that United States President Donald Trump is an agent working fo...

  • Lavrov denies Whelan to be used in prisoner exchange
    Lavrov denies Whelan to be used in prisoner exchange
    1/16

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denied on Wednesday that detained American citizen Paul Whelan will be used as a bargaining chip in a prisoner exchange for Russian national...

  • Japan restates sovereignty over Kuril Islands
    Japan restates sovereignty over Kuril Islands
    1/15

    Japan's position regarding a possible peace treaty with Russia as well as its sovereignty over the disputed Southern Kuril Islands remains unchanged, the country's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (pictured) told reporters ...

  • Lavrov calls for closer relations with Japan
    Lavrov calls for closer relations with Japan
    1/14

    Sergei Lavrov‌, minister of foreign affairs of Russia, told reporters on Monday that the government is entering negotiations with Japan about the long-awaited peace treaty in line with a new level of relations. Speaking in Moscow af...

  • Russia viewed as competitor for global dominance - Lavrov
    Russia viewed as competitor for global dominance - Lavrov
    12/30/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that his country has been under a lot of pressure this past year since it is perceived as a "competitor for world dominance" by many nations, according to an interview published on ...

  • Russia, Turkey agree to work together on Syria
    Russia, Turkey agree to work together on Syria
    12/29/2018

    Russia and Turkey agreed to work together on a number of issues of mutual concern in Syria, including "combating terrorism, resolving humanitarian issues, and creating conditions for the return of refugees," Russian Foreign Min...

  • Lavrov: West 'refusing' to be part of Syria reconstruction
    Lavrov: West 'refusing' to be part of Syria reconstruction
    12/28/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that it is "counterproductive" that the Western nations "refuse" to take part in Syrian reconstruction and facilitation of refugees' return, TASS reported. The...

  • Lavrov: Israeli-Palestinian talks should be restored
    Lavrov: Israeli-Palestinian talks should be restored
    12/28/2018

    Moscow remains concerned about the pace of talks regarding the Israeli-Palestinian settlement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters at a press conference following a meeting with his Jordanian counterpart ‚ÄčAyman al-Safad...

  • Lavrov: Gradual relieving of sanctions on N. Korea needed
    Lavrov: Gradual relieving of sanctions on N. Korea needed
    12/24/2018

    Russia supports the gradual relaxing of sanctions on North Korea as part of the ongoing process of denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.

    "This is not about abolish...

  • Lavrov: US-Russia war would be global disaster
    Lavrov: US-Russia war would be global disaster
    12/24/2018

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned on Monday that if it came to a war between the United States and Russia, it would have "disastrous consequences for humanity" as nuclear wars can have no winners and therefore,...

  • Lavrov: US policy on Russia delegated to Bolton
    Lavrov: US policy on Russia delegated to Bolton
    12/17/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Monday that it appears that the United States State Secretary Mike Pompeo has delegated the policy on Russia to the National Security Advisor John Bolton. In an interview with Komsomolskay...

  • Lavrov: Russia will not wage war with Ukraine
    Lavrov: Russia will not wage war with Ukraine
    12/17/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov vowed on Monday that Russia will not start a war with Ukraine. "We will not wage war with Ukraine, I promise you," Lavrov pointed out, speaking on Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station. "...

  • Lavrov: Alleged Russian spy tortured in US
    Lavrov: Alleged Russian spy tortured in US
    12/14/2018

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed on Friday that alleged Russian spy who was arrested in the United States was "subjected to torture" before she struck a plea deal...

  • Russia wants open global trade system - Lavrov
    Russia wants open global trade system - Lavrov
    12/9/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday that Moscow wants to maintain an open global trade system, but that the current United States policy does not encourage it. "We want this global trade system to remain open and t...

  • US accusations against Moscow have no grounds - Lavrov
    US accusations against Moscow have no grounds - Lavrov
    12/7/2018

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Friday that Washington's allegations about Moscow's violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) have no grounds, pointing out that the United States never subm...

  • Mogherini: Saving INF is key to European security
    Mogherini: Saving INF is key to European security
    12/6/2018

    European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is a major factor contributing to the security of Europe and glo...