Lavrov: Russia will consider ceasefire in Syria
Russia is ready to back a UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, but only if it does not cover fighters from Daesh and other terrorist groups, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
23:15 22 February
Russian, Azerbaijani foreign ministers discuss bilateral, international issues
Russian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Elmar Mamedyarov, have had a telephone conversation to discuss most topical aspects of bilateral relations, as well as international and regional agenda, an official at the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, APA reports.
04:30 02 February
Meeting between Russian, Italian FMs kicks off in Moscow
A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano kicked off in Moscow on Feb. 1.
12:49 01 February
Sergei Lavrov: "Sochi Congress Agrees a Constitutional Committee"
The Russian-sponsored conference on reaching peace in Syria agreed to create constitutional committee which will work in Geneva, TASS news agency cited Russia’s Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov as saying on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
04:52 31 January
Group of Five plan for Syria runs counter to Geneva process — Lavrov
The plan for Syria drawn up by the U.S., France, the UK, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia appeared in a non-transparent manner and runs counter to the Geneva process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
03:44 31 January
Putin says he feels 'sad' about not being included in US 'Kremlin report’
The Russian president has commented on the reports that the US administration released on Monday the list that includes 114 Russian politicians and 96 businessmen who may face new US sanctions in future.
16:44 30 January
Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss preparations for Syria peace congress in Sochi
Foreign Ministers Sergei Lavrov of Russia and Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey spoke by phone on Saturday, focusing on preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress due in Sochi on January 29-30, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s press service said on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:56 27 January
Russia says U.S. actions in Syria either a provocation or ill-informed
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that U.S. actions in Syria were either a “deliberate provocation” or indicated Washington lacked an understanding of the situation there, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
14:26 22 January
Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson discuss stability in north Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US State Secretary Rex Tillerson discussed during Saturday’s phone talk the stability in north Syria and a peaceful settlement due to be brokered by the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said after the talk requested by the US, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
22:12 20 January
Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if U.S. pulls out: Russia's Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if the United States pulls out of the agreement.
00:02 20 January
U.S. funding hold will hurt U.N. effort to help Palestinian refugees: Russia's Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a U.N. news conference on Friday that the U.S. decision to withhold funds for a U.N. agency that assists Palestinians would seriously undermine efforts to meet the needs of refugees, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:02 19 January
Russia will not support U.S. bid to change Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Moscow will not support attempts by Washington to modify the Iran nuclear deal, arguing such a move could also complicate diplomacy over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:08 16 January
Russia says satisfied with strategic partnership with Azerbaijan
Russia is satisfied with the level of strategic partnership with Azerbaijan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference on Jan. 15, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
12:49 15 January
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