Russian foreign minister praises Trump-Kim meeting
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov approved of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Reuters reported citing Interfax.
15:57 12 June
DPRK and Russia agreed to hold meeting this year
Such an agreement was achieved following the results of the talks between the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Pyongyang, APA reports citing TASS.
04:59 01 June
Putin approves new cabinet
The Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev suggested the candidates for ministers at the meeting with President Vladimir Putin. Putin supported the candidacies proposed by Medvedev, APA reports citing TASS.
17:14 18 May
US Imposes New Sanctions on Iran
The US Department of Treasury has blackballed six individuals allegedly associated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and three affiliated business entities, just days after the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:57 10 May
The White House said Trump was still "very open" to meet Putin
US President Donald Trump will not meet Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin after meeting with Democratic People's Republic (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Ne, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:37 04 May
Russia says no decision yet on delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Russia had not yet decided whether it would deliver advanced S-300 missile systems to Syria, but would not make a secret of the matter if it took such a decision, the TASS news agency reported.
00:20 24 April
Militants who attacked UN Mission in Douma were warned in advance
The Russian Foreign Minister has commented in an interview with Sputnik on an incident of UN members coming under fire in the Syrian town of Douma on April 18, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:27 19 April
UN Secretary General: 'Cold War is back with vengeance'
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents, the BBC reported.
18:43 13 April
Moscow: London given a month to cut number of diplomats in Russia
The Russian foreign ministry has expressed a protest to the UK Ambassador to Russia over London's provocative actions inspiring the expulsion of over 150 Russian diplomats from more than 20 countries, APA reported citing Sputnik.
17:12 30 March
Russian FM and OSCE Secretary General to discuss Karabakh conflict
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold a meeting on April 5 with OSCE Secretary General Tomas Greminger and will discuss European security issues and ways to improve the effectiveness of this organization, the Director of the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova said, APA reports citing TASS.
20:45 29 March
Lavrov: Russia will consider ceasefire in Syria
Russia is ready to back a UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, but only if it does not cover fighters from Daesh and other terrorist groups, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
23:15 22 February
Russian, Azerbaijani foreign ministers discuss bilateral, international issues
Russian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Elmar Mamedyarov, have had a telephone conversation to discuss most topical aspects of bilateral relations, as well as international and regional agenda, an official at the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, APA reports.
04:30 02 February
Meeting between Russian, Italian FMs kicks off in Moscow
A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano kicked off in Moscow on Feb. 1.
12:49 01 February
Sergei Lavrov: "Sochi Congress Agrees a Constitutional Committee"
The Russian-sponsored conference on reaching peace in Syria agreed to create constitutional committee which will work in Geneva, TASS news agency cited Russia’s Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov as saying on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
04:52 31 January
Group of Five plan for Syria runs counter to Geneva process — Lavrov
The plan for Syria drawn up by the U.S., France, the UK, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia appeared in a non-transparent manner and runs counter to the Geneva process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
03:44 31 January
Putin says he feels 'sad' about not being included in US 'Kremlin report’
The Russian president has commented on the reports that the US administration released on Monday the list that includes 114 Russian politicians and 96 businessmen who may face new US sanctions in future.
16:44 30 January
Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss preparations for Syria peace congress in Sochi
Foreign Ministers Sergei Lavrov of Russia and Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey spoke by phone on Saturday, focusing on preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress due in Sochi on January 29-30, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s press service said on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:56 27 January
Russia says U.S. actions in Syria either a provocation or ill-informed
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that U.S. actions in Syria were either a “deliberate provocation” or indicated Washington lacked an understanding of the situation there, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
14:26 22 January
Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson discuss stability in north Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary Rex Tillerson discussed during Saturday’s phone talk the stability in north Syria and a peaceful settlement due to be brokered by the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said after the talk requested by the US, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
22:12 20 January
Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if U.S. pulls out: Russia's Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if the United States pulls out of the agreement.
00:02 20 January