Diplomacy

US State Department reveals topic of Tillerson#039s briefing in Ankara

US State Department reveals topic of Tillerson's briefing in Ankara

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss the upcoming operation in Syria, and stabilization efforts in already seized areas in his visit to Ankara on March 30, senior US officials said Monday. Tillerson, who is …

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track, Reuters reported. "Growing violations in recent …

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Stoltenberg reveals main theme of next NATO summit

Fight against terrorism and fair defence spending will be the main themes of the NATO summit, which will take place in Brussels on May 25, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in the statement. "This …

 Steinmeier: Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish-EU ties

Steinmeier: Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish-EU ties

Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier used his first speech as president on Wednesday to warn his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he risked destroying everything his country had achieved in recent …

 Ukraine asks US for #039major non-NATO ally#039 status

Ukraine asks US for 'major non-NATO ally' status

Ukraine's parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday, asking the United States to grant it the status of a major non-NATO ally. The resolution, addressing US Congress, was backed by 232 lawmakers and cleared the parliament after …

Rex Tillerson#039s wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

Rex Tillerson's wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

US secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that his wife convinced him to take on the position of secretary of State. "I didn't want this job.  I was supposed to retire in March, this month. I was going …

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Armenia does not intend to expand the number of its consulates in Russia, the Armenian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Vardan Tokhanyan said during Moscow-Yerevan video conference talks. …

Russian Envoy explains NATO#039s mechanism of demonizing Russia

Russian Envoy explains NATO's mechanism of demonizing Russia

NATO stops at nothing trying to demonize Russia and justify its policy of containment, the Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said. He recalled that NATO is turning to a policy of containing Russia, which is …

Turkey notifies UN of international law breaches by Netherlands

Turkey notifies UN of international law breaches by Netherlands

Turkey’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations on Wednesday notified the global body of what it said were international law violations committed by the Dutch government. Amsterdam breached the Vienna Convention on consular and …

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 …

Saudi defence minister to discuss bilateral relations with Trump

Saudi defence minister to discuss bilateral relations with Trump

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left Saudi Arabia on Monday for the United States for a visit scheduled to include talks with US President Donald Trump, the Royal Court said in a statement. …

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman on perspectives and obstacles of Russian-US relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN about the key issues of the Russian-US relations. Peskov, who has been a spokesman and top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin for almost two decades, …

Erdogan thanks France for permission to hold rally

Erdogan thanks France for permission to hold rally

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked the French government, which allowed Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to address Turkish citizens in the city of Metz on Sunday. …

Netanyahu tells Putin Israel would object to any permanent Iranian presence in Syria

Netanyahu tells Putin Israel would object to any permanent Iranian presence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he had stressed in his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel would object to any settlement that left Iran or any of its satellites …

Hollande blames Russia for attempts to influence public opinion

Hollande blames Russia for attempts to influence public opinion

Russia is seeking to affirm itself as a global power while testing Western countries' resistance, the French President Francois Hollande said. "Russia has been using every tool to influence public opinion. Let …

Opposition leader: Israel needs closer cooperation with Russia

Opposition leader: Israel needs closer cooperation with Russia

Israel needs full-scale cooperation with Russia, the Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog said today. He expressed concern over the activity of "Hezbollah" in southern Lebanon. "We don't want …

Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s plans for Syria with Putin in Moscow

Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s plans for Syria with Putin in Moscow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he planned to travel to Moscow on March 9 to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Iran’s attempts to establish permanent presence in Syria, …

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Iran on official visit

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Iran on official visit

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev arrived in Iran on an official visit March 5, Trend reports. A guard of honor was lined up for the Azerbaijani president at the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran decorated …

Ilham Aliyev: relations between Baku and Tehran reached the highest level

Ilham Aliyev: relations between Baku and Tehran reached the highest level

The relations between Baku and Tehran have reached the highest level, many important issues between the two countries are resolved, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said today during the meeting with his Iranian counterpart, …

Russians and Iranians are brothers for life

Russians and Iranians are brothers for life

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Moscow and Teheran celebrate the 515th anniversary of the establishment of interstate relations

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". …

Russian Foreign Ministry to clarify information on arrest of Russian citizen in Alexandria airport

Russian Foreign Ministry to clarify information on arrest of Russian citizen in Alexandria airport

Employees of the Russian Foreign Ministry are in contact with the Egyptian authorities. They clarify the information about the detention of Russian citizen with an explosive device in the Alexandria airport, representative of the …

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

The alliance between the United States and Israel is unbreakable, the US President Donald Trump said during his address to a joint session of Congress tonight. At the same time, the President stressed the sanctions he imposed …

Putin to attend G20 summit

Putin to attend G20 summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in G20 summit, which will be held in Hamburg on July 7-8, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said. G20 is the leading international forum, which …

Putin, Erdogan to discuss S-400 deliveries in March

Putin, Erdogan to discuss S-400 deliveries in March

The delivery of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 will be the key topic of upcoming negotiations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in …

 Russia to mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan

Russia to mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan

Russia’s Foreign Ministry is planning a number of events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan, which will be marked in early April, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria …

 Shoigu: geography of #039color revolutions#039 to expand

Shoigu: geography of 'color revolutions' to expand

The likelihood is high that the geography of 'color revolutions' will expand, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a forum for young diplomats. "The likelihood is high that the geography of …

 New Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia appointed

New Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia appointed

Sergey Kozlov was appointed Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia and the Russian permanent representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. The corresponding decree was signed today by the president of Russia …

 Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian#039s visit

Russian Foreign Ministry on Nalbandian's visit

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit Russia on an official visit on February 21-23, 2017 at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry …

Lavrov names the condition for abolition of visas for Georgian citizens

Lavrov names the condition for abolition of visas for Georgian citizens

The restoration of diplomatic relations and closer cooperation in the field of security between the two countries is the main condition for easing visa regime between Russia and Georgia, Russian Foreign …