Sergey Lavrov

Sergey Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
 

 Lavrov: Russia has no territorial claims to nighboring states

Lavrov: Russia has no territorial claims to nighboring states

Russia has no territorial claims to neighboring countries, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with the Arguments and Facts newspaper. "Russia is a peaceful state. We have no territorial claims to …

Turkish Foreign Ministery denies report on Cavusoglu#039s visit to Moscow

Turkish Foreign Ministery denies report on Cavusoglu's visit to Moscow

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Moscow on an official visit on March 29. He will hold a meeting with the Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, the Milliyet newspaper …

Lavrov: Russian-US relations in ‘stand-by mode’ for now

Lavrov: Russian-US relations in ‘stand-by mode’ for now

Relations between Moscow and Washington are in a 'stand-by mode' for now as the US administration is still in its nascent formation stage, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Military Academy of the …

 Is Russia ready to reduce nuclear arms?

Is Russia ready to reduce nuclear arms?

Russia is willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a Russian Armed Forces General Staff Military Academy lecture. "We are ready to discuss the possibility of …

 Lavrov: increased militants’ activity in Syria aimed at disrupting Geneva talks

Lavrov: increased militants’ activity in Syria aimed at disrupting Geneva talks

Increased activity of Syrian militants is aimed at disrupting Geneva talks on Syrian reconciliation, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "Concerning the militants’ attempts to fuel tensions in …

 Russia ready to assist UN in implementing #039four baskets#039 on Syria

Russia ready to assist UN in implementing 'four baskets' on Syria

Russia is ready to assist the political settlement in Syria and help the United Nations in implementing the so-called "four baskets" or core issues of debate, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the talks …

Moscow and Tokyo Start Consultations on Isles

Moscow and Tokyo Start Consultations on Isles

Japan, Russia to start working on concrete projects on disputed isles

 Lavrov: some European states ignore developing neo-Nazi tendencies

Lavrov: some European states ignore developing neo-Nazi tendencies

Russia is deeply concerned about attempts in some European countries to turn a blind eye on neo-Nazi tendencies, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during a meeting with representatives of Russian non-governmental …

Russian FM: Russia to assist normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations

Russian FM: Russia to assist normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations

Russia is ready to provide active assistance to Armenia and Turkey and welcome the opening of the Armenian-Turkish external border, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Armenian magazine …

Lavrov: Russia and Turkey strengthen Transcaucasia

Lavrov: Russia and Turkey strengthen Transcaucasia

Normalization of the Russian-Turkish relations should not be viewed as a process that may harm other countries, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. He stressed that Russia has no hidden agenda. "We …

Lavrov comments on Russia#039s #039neo-Imperial#039 plans

Lavrov comments on Russia's 'neo-Imperial' plans

Assertions that Russia is attempting to revive the Soviet Union are fiction, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, reaffirming that Moscow does not harbor imperial ambitions. Stressing Russia's respect …

Lavrov comments on Syrian opposition’s non-participation in Astana talks

Lavrov comments on Syrian opposition’s non-participation in Astana talks

The reasons for the Syrian armed opposition’s non-participation in the next Astana meeting are not convincing, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "We have been assessing the latest news together …

Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syrian talks in Astana

Lavrov and Cavusoglu discuss preparations for Syrian talks in Astana

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu held phone talks to discuss preparations for Syrian reconciliation talks in Kazakhstan, the Russian Foreign Ministry said …

 Putin and Sargsyan to discuss regional issues

Putin and Sargsyan to discuss regional issues

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will visit Russia on March 14–15 at the invitation of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin press service said. The two presidents will meet on …

Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries, Star Tribune reports. Putin on Thursday received German Foreign Minister …

Lavrov: we must not turn NATO-Russia Council into battlefield

Lavrov: we must not turn NATO-Russia Council into battlefield

Moscow has no intention of indulging into child’s play that would turn the NATO-Russia Council into a battlefield, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The minister noted that three meetings of the …

Foreign Ministers of Russia and Azerbaijan on prospects of two triples and five

Foreign Ministers of Russia and Azerbaijan on prospects of two triples and five

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Lavrov: Russia continues to help reaching acceptable solutions to Karabakh conflict

Lavrov: Russia continues to help reaching acceptable solutions to Karabakh conflict

Russia will continue to help reaching mutually acceptable solutions to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said today after talks with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Elmar …

Elmar Mammadyarov: much has been done in 25 years of relations with Russia, but much remains to be done

Elmar Mammadyarov: much has been done in 25 years of relations with Russia, but much remains to be done

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov arrived in Russia today for an official visit. The visit is timed to the 25th anniversary of the Azerbaijani-Russian diplomatic ties, which were established on April 4, …

Boris Johnson to visit Russia

Boris Johnson to visit Russia

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to visit Moscow in coming weeks, the UK Foreign Office has announced, BBC reports. His meetings will focus on the relationship between the UK and Russia, as well as issues involving …

Russian Foreign Ministry comments on agenda of talks between Lavrov and Mammadyarov

Russian Foreign Ministry comments on agenda of talks between Lavrov and Mammadyarov

Russia's Foreign Ministry issued an official comment on the planned visit of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov to Moscow at the invitation of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, which will be held on …

Lavrov: US scandal over Russian Ambassador reminiscent of witch hunt

Lavrov: US scandal over Russian Ambassador reminiscent of witch hunt

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that a US political scandal over contacts between the Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak and members of US administration looked like "a witch hunt". …

 Mammadyarov to visit Moscow on March 6-7

Mammadyarov to visit Moscow on March 6-7

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will pay an official visit to Moscow on March 6-7 at an invitation of his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson …

Lavrov hopes Geneva talks on Syria continue to play important role

Lavrov hopes Geneva talks on Syria continue to play important role

Russia hopes that the Geneva talks on settling the Syrian crisis will not be disrupted, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. He stressed that the UN Security Council Resolution 2254 is the main topic of the …

Preparations for Putin-Trump meeting underway

Preparations for Putin-Trump meeting underway

Practical preparations for the meeting between Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are under way, but no understanding has been reached yet on the date and the place, Russia’s …

Russia#039s UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia's UN envoy buried in Moscow

Russia’s former Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, was buried at Moscow's Troyekurovskoye Cemetery today. Churkin's family, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and …

Lavrov urges to immortalise Vitaly Churkin

Lavrov urges to immortalise Vitaly Churkin

Russia’s former Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin has left a bright impression in history of the Russian foreign policy and diplomacy, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the farewell …

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Russian citizens can visit Armenia with internal passports starting from tomorrow

Starting from 23 February the citizens of Russia will be able to visit Armenia with internal passports. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced about this during today’s meeting with Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward …

European countries lost their political identity

European countries lost their political identity

Trump's unpredictability is well orchestrated and planned, expert says

Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine blocks UN Statement on Churkin following order

Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine blocks UN Statement on Churkin following order

Ukraine's permanent representative would not have block the adoption by the UN Security Council of a statement dedicated to late Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin without an order, the Russian Foreign Minister …