Jul 28 2014 - 11:08
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expressed Moscow's concerns over the reluctance of Kiev to start negotiations with the south-east of the country. The minister stressed that the conflict in Ukraine should be resolved using only political, diplomatic and peaceful means, ITAR-TASS reports.According to Lavrov, “Russia has been taking pertinaciously responsible steps with many partners in this direction." The Russian diplomat reminded about the agreements of February 21.
Jul 27 2014 - 20:18
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared an amnesty in order to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday, known in Russia as Uraza-Bayram. The corresponding document has been drafted by the head of the Iranian penitentiary system, Sadig Amoli Larijani.
Jul 27 2014 - 19:17
British Prime Minister David Cameron does not support the idea of boycotting the 2018 World Cup scheduled to be held in Russia,
Jul 27 2014 - 16:12
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine,
Jul 27 2014 - 14:09
The Israeli military forces have resumed their operation in the Gaza Strip. The operation was resumed despite a recently-signed ceasefire due to ongoing fire from the Palestinian side,
Jul 26 2014 - 19:57
An Afghan delegation headed by Vahidulla Vaisi has paid a visit to Turkmenistan. The parties focused on bilateral cooperation, including such spheres as trade, transportation and infrastructure.
Jul 26 2014 - 17:29
The heads of the foreign ministries of the US, the UK, Germany, Italy, Turkey and Qatar as well as French officials and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met today in Paris in order to discuss the ongoing crisis in Gaza,
Jul 26 2014 - 16:28
The United States is now preparing for the next round of sanctions against Russia. According to a high-ranking source in the White House, the new sanctions are expected to be announced next week.