Lavrov: December 7 statement affirms principles for Karabakh conflict settlement
The joint statement made by the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries on December 7 affirms the principles on the basis of which the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be settled, Russian Foreign Ministry told a press conference held on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna on Friday, APA reported.
15:05 08 December
Russia’s Foreign Ministry confirms Lavrov, Tillerson plan to meet in Vienna
Preparations are underway for a meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council due on December 7-8 in Vienna, Austria, Russia’s Foreign Ministry press office said on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
21:17 02 December
Seoul says North Korea puts Washington in range, but needs to prove critical technology
North Korea’s latest missile test puts Washington within range, but Pyongyang still needs to prove it has mastered critical missile technology, such as re-entry, terminal stage guidance and warhead activation, South Korea said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:20 02 December
Geneva talks should be the only platform for Syrian settlement - State Department
The Geneva talks should be an exclusive platform for the political process of the Syrian settlement, a high-ranked official of the US State Department said Saturday, adding that Washington sees no place for the Syrian President Bashar Assad in the country’s future state system, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:12 12 November
Contacts in various formats on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict are no exception – Russian Foreign Ministry
“Contacts in various formats are not an exception to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Nov.9, APA's Moscow correspondent reported.
15:08 09 November
Lavrov: Azerbaijani investors actively participate in construction of new factories in Astrakhan
Azerbaijani and Iranian investors actively participate in construction of factories in Lotos economic zone in Astrakhan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the meeting of the Council of Heads of Subjects of the Russian Federation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
14:17 27 October
Lavrov: Hopefully, there will be no war between Iraqi government troops and Kurds
“We have not seen a war so far, hopefully, there will be no war between the Iraqi government troops and the Kurds,” Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a joint press conference following the meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Al-Jaafari.
16:13 23 October
Armenians attempt provocation at int’l festival in Sochi
During the 19th International Youth and Students Festival in the Russian city of Sochi, Armenians have attempted a provocation by handing out brochures depicting Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region as an Armenian land, APA’s Russia bureau reported.
18:30 18 October
Lavrov urges to give up on escalating tensions around DPRK
In a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov once again urged to stop heating up tensions on the Korean peninsula, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:19 13 October
The meeting between Erdogan and Putin lasted more than one and a half hours
Negotiations of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan lasted more than an hour and a half, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
22:35 28 September
Russian FM: "Russia interested in bringing ties with US back to normal"
Relations between Russia and the United States need to be mended, and Moscow is interested in this, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, APA reports quoting TASS.
07:48 20 September
Russia calls on US to engage in dialogue with North Korea — Lavrov
UN, September 20. /TASS/. Moscow calls on Washington to stimulate dialogue with Pyongyang instead of condemnation and threats intended to put pressure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday after talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
06:49 20 September
Russian Foreign Ministry: Lavrov and Tillerson discuss Syria by phone
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a phone conversation on Saturday to discuss the situation in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on its official Facebook page, APA reports citing TASS.
07:55 17 September
US State Dept confirms US, Russian senior diplomats’ upcoming meeting in Helsinki
US Department of State has confirmed that US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will leave for Helsinki on September 10-12 to hold talks with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, the State Department said on Saturday in a press release, APA reports quoting TASS.
22:34 09 September
Iran, Russia FMs discuss Syria crisis, Astana talks over phone
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have exchanged views about important regional issues, among them the conflict in Syria, APA reports quoting Press TV.
04:36 01 September
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