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
Lavrov, Kerry holding bilateral meeting on APEC sidelines, Syria infocus
Baku-APA. Anastasia Levchenko — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry are holding a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders week in Lima, with Syria being one of the main topics on the agenda, a Sputnik correspondent reported, APA reports.
03:28 18 November
Russian and French FMs discussed the activities of the OSCE Minsk Group on Karabakh settlement
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Eyraud had a telephone conversation, APA reports quoting press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
23:54 17 November
Lavrov and Kerry agree to continue consultations on Syria
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Syria by phone on Monday and agreed to continue experts' consultations to try to resolve the crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:52 14 November
US unwilling to separate terrorists from Syrian rebels, says Syrian FM
Baku – APA. During a joint press conference in Moscow with his Russian and Iranian counterparts, Sergei Lavrov Javad Zarif, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said that Damascus will continue the fight against terrorism and vowed that Aleppo will be liberated, Sputnik reported.
16:28 28 October
Lavrov: Russia, Iran support Syria’s sovereignty
Baku – APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, his Iranian and Syrian counterparts, Javad Zarif and Walid Muallem have commented on the situation in Syria during a joint press conference in Moscow Oct. 28.
15:38 28 October
Iran's FM to visit Moscow on Syria issue
Baku-APA. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay an official visit to Russia's capital Moscow on Friday for talks on the Syrian crisis, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
04:06 27 October
Lavrov, Kerry discuss Syrian situation
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria's northern city of Aleppo over phone on Monday evening, said the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
06:28 25 October
U.S. broadens Syria talks after failure of truce deal with Russia
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will return to Syria talks on Saturday, three weeks after the failure of their painstakingly drafted ceasefire that many saw as the last hope for peace this year, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
06:05 15 October
Kerry and Lavrov to resume talks on Syria despite war crimes row
Baku-APA. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet his Russian counterpart in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss Syria, officials said on Wednesday, as a devastating bombing campaign of the city of Aleppo intensified, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:53 12 October
US refusal to work with Russia on Syria 'gift' for terrorists
Baku – APA. The possible refusal of the United States to cooperate with Russia on the Syrian crisis settlement will become the best present for terrorists operating in the Arab republic, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday, APA reported citing Sputnik International.
11:27 30 September