North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:53 16 August
Sergei Lavrov: "Russia does not support Assad"
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow does not support Syrian President Bashar Assad, but is committed to the UN Security Council resolution, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
21:03 13 July
Russia's Lavrov: show me at least one fact Moscow meddled in U.S. election
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he wanted to be shown at least one fact proving Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:34 12 July
EU, Russia agreed to increase contacts between Russian, EU nationals - Mogherini
Brussels and Moscow will increase the level of contacts between people living in Russia and the European Union, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday following her meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:17 11 July
Russian, Armenian FMs mull Karabakh peace process
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Russia, Edward Nalbandian and Sergei Lavrov, on Tuesday met within the framework of the OSCE informal ministerial meeting in Mauerbach, Austria.
17:10 11 July
Lavrov: Putin told Trump that Russia did not meddle in U.S. vote
Russian President Vladimir Putin told U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday that Moscow had not meddled in the U.S. elections, and Trump accepted it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:09 08 July
Russian FM Lavrov holds press conference on sidelines of G20 Summit
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a press conference at the Hamburg Messe on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, on Friday, July 7, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:52 07 July
Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson discuss Syrian conflict
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed by telephone on Monday the need to cement the ceasefire regime in Syria, in particular on the basis of peace talks conducted in the Kazakh capital Astana, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:09 27 June
Ex-US ambassador: Armenia should withdraw from occupied Azerbaijani lands
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a major obstacle to the region's economic development and security, Matthew Bryza, former US ambassador to Azerbaijan and former co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, told journalists in Baku on Friday, APA reported.
12:45 16 June
Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states
Qatar has vowed it will "not surrender" its foreign policy in a row with other Arab states over its alleged connections to extremism.
21:34 08 June
Russian, Iranian foreign ministers urge Qatar and Arab states to start dialogue
Russian and Iranian foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Javad Zarif, urged Qatar and Arab states to start dialogue and join efforts against terrorism on Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said after their phone conversation, APA reports quoting TASS.
20:40 07 June
France finds no traces of Russian hackers in attack on Macron's campaign
France has found no traces of Russian hackers in a cyberattack on President Emmanuel Macron's campaign, the head of the French National Agency of Information Systems Security (ANSSI) told AP, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:34 01 June
Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets
Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:03 18 May
Putin: Russia ready to provide US Congress with transcript of Trump-Lavrov talks
Putin said that Russia is ready to provide the US Congress with the transcript of the talks between Trump and Lavrov if Washington considers it appropriate, APA reports citing Sputnik.
16:19 17 May
White House won't release list of persons present during Trump-Lavrov talks
The White House is not planning to provide US media with the list of individuals present in the Oval Office during the meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, spokesman Secretary Sean Spicer said in a briefing on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:57 17 May
Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office: officials
President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation, two U.S. officials said on Monday, plunging the White House into another controversy just months into Trump's short tenure in office, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:46 16 May
Trump meets with Ex-US Secretary of State Kissinger on day of Russia talks
US President Donald Trump met with Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Wednesday to discuss the United States’ role in stopping the violence in Syria, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
22:04 10 May
Russian FM Lavrov, US State Secretary Tillerson agree on date of next meeting
Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov held phone talks with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, agreeing on the date of their next meeting in May, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
20:42 01 May
Lavrov: Moscow sees OSCE’s desire to help resolve Karabakh conflict
Moscow sees OSCE’s desire to help resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistrian conflicts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a joint press conference following his meeting with Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Lamberto Zannier in Moscow on Tuesday, APA reported.
15:11 25 April
Russia’s top diplomat demands probe into Syrian chemical attack
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov renewed calls for an independent investigation into the chemical incident in the Idlib province of Syria that killed as many as 100 people, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
23:42 12 April