Russian, Armenian FMs meet in Moscow
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian in Moscow Feb. 22.
15:39 22 February
Lavrov called the condition of the abolition of visas for Georgian citizens
Condition for easing the visa regime between Russia and Georgia is the restoration of law enforcement cooperation between the two countries, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the Munich security conference, APA reports quoting TASS.
07:28 19 February
Russia wants pragmatic relations with U.S., says Lavrov
Russia wants to build pragmatic relations with the United States based on mutual respect, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:31 19 February
NATO Expansion Resulted in Unprecedented Level of Tension in Europe - Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov thinks that the NATO expansion has resulted in an unprecedented level of tensions across the European continent, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:00 18 February
Lavrov says Tillerson ready to support Syrian peace talks in Astana
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is ready to support Syrian peace talks in Astana, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:17 16 February
British ambassador says plans in place for Syria talks
The next round of United Nations-based peace talks on Syria have been scheduled for February 20, British ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:42 31 January
Russia, Iran agree Astana talks 'efficient platform' for Syrian settlement
The top diplomats of Russia and Iran described the Astana talks on Syrian reconciliation as an "efficient platform" for a direct dialogue between Damascus and armed opposition groups, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:14 28 January
Syrian National Coalition rejects invitation for talks with Lavrov in Moscow
National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces said Thursday it will not attend consultations between representatives of Syrian opposition and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on January 27, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:20 26 January
U.S. envoy to Kazakhstan to attend Syria talks as an observer
The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it will not send a delegation from Washington to attend Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh capital next week due to immediate demands of the transition, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:30 21 January
Russia's Lavrov says U.S. invited to Astana talks on Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that the United States had been invited to upcoming talks on the Syria conflict that are to take place in the Kazakh capital, Astana, later this month, APA reports citing RIA news agency.
21:04 19 January
State Department comments on the extradition blogger Alexander Lapshin, who illegally visited Nagorno-Karabakh
"Although the issues of extradition blogger Alexander Lapshin is something for relevant countries, but the United States recalls the need to protect freedom of speech", - US State Department spokesman John Kirby stated in the regular press briefing, APA reports quoting RİA Novosti.
02:05 18 January
Russia will determine steps in restoring ties with US depending on Trump - Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow will determine further steps in restoring ties with the United States depending on the policy of President-elect Donald Trump, Sputnik International reported.
17:37 30 December
Jet carrying body of slain Russian ambassador lands at Moscow airport - VIDEO
A chartered flight airlifting the body of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, who was assassinated in Ankara on Monday, has landed at Vnukovo airport in Moscow, APA reports quoting TASS.
22:04 20 December
Lavrov: "Russia interested in normalization of relations with EU, US"
Russia is interested in normalization of relations with the European Union and the United States, and hopes that it will be possible to boost efforts to create a broad anti-terrorism front in 2017, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:19 14 December
Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 56 in Nigerian market: official - UPDATED
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) remained divided over the conflict in eastern Ukraine at the end of a two-day meeting in Hamburg, with the United States accusing Russia of blocking a resolution.
07:10 09 December
Syrian army suspends combat operations in Aleppo - Lavrov
The Syrian army suspended combat operations in Aleppo on Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:50 08 December
Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov, says Syria diplomacy still alive
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged continued efforts to secure peace in Syria on Friday, on a trip to Rome where he met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Pope Francis, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:03 03 December
Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement
Baku-APA. Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough on Tuesday, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that "lip service" statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:28 29 November
Lavrov, Kerry discuss situation in East Aleppo controlled by militants
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary John Kerry discussed in a phone conversation on Tuesday the settlement of the Syrian conflict focusing on the efforts to normalize the situation around the Syrian city of Aleppo, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:23 22 November
Talks with Lavrov constructive, Syria and Ukraine discussed - Kerry
Baku-APA. The meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was constructive and, among other things, focused on settlement in Syria and Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:33 18 November