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
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