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Russia ready to restore flights to Egypt if security measures met

Russia ready to restore flights to Egypt if security measures met

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated on Monday that the resumption of direct flights between Russia and Egypt would be possible only when Cairo fully implements security agreements reached after a 2015 tragedy …

Russian-NATO relations in deepest crisis since Cold War - ministry

Russian-NATO relations in deepest crisis since Cold War - ministry

Moscow calls on NATO to halt attempts of building relations with Russia in the spirit of the confrontation era until it is too late, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The ministry said "at this stage Russian-NATO …

Mammadyarov: Baku committed to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict#039s political settlement

Mammadyarov: Baku committed to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict's political settlement

Baku is committed to the political settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and inviolability of international borders, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: virtual fight against Russia replaces real fight against terrorism

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: virtual fight against Russia replaces real fight against terrorism

Russia is using the whole range of measures to convince the West to jointly fight against terrorism, which is a common enemy for the whole world, but it don't receive an adequate response: many Western countries tend to present Moscow as …

Lavrov becomes most mentioned minister in social networks

Lavrov becomes most mentioned minister in social networks

"Medialogy" company published rating of the most mentioned Russian ministers in social networks. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Culture Minister Vladimir …

Russian Foreign Ministry: we interested in maintaining friendship with our South Caucasian neighbors

Russian Foreign Ministry: we interested in maintaining friendship with our South Caucasian neighbors

Moscow is interested in maintaining friendly relations with all its neighbors in the South Caucasus, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on a board meeting on "the situation in the South Caucasus and Russian policy in the …

Russian State Duma approves new ambassador to Turkey

Russian State Duma approves new ambassador to Turkey

Russia’s State Duma International Affairs Committee has endorsed the Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Crisis Management Center, Alexey Yerkhov, as Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, a source said. …

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: we must fix Russian-US ties

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: we must fix Russian-US ties

Russia and the United States are "doomed" to positive cooperation, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov said. "There is much negativity in the Russian-US ties nowadays, this is regrettable. We …

Kremlin comments reports Trump shared secret information with Lavrov

Kremlin comments reports Trump shared secret information with Lavrov

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has dismissed as "utter nonsense" media rumors US President Donald Trump had shared some classified information about the sources of information about the …

 Lavrov: US contribution to setting up de-escalation zones in Syria very important

Lavrov: US contribution to setting up de-escalation zones in Syria very important

Moscow will welcome any contribution by the United States to the memorandum on establishing de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. He did not rule out the possibility of US …

 Zakharova: US media display heavy bias during Lavrov’s visit to US

Zakharova: US media display heavy bias during Lavrov’s visit to US

US media have displayed their heavy bias and lack of independent thinking during Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s news conference following his talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and …

Russian Foreign Minister to meet Trump in White House

Russian Foreign Minister to meet Trump in White House

US President Donald Trump will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House today, a senior US official said. The meeting will take place at 10:30 a.m. ET in the Oval Office and will …

 Lavrov and Tillerson not to hold talks in Alaska

Lavrov and Tillerson not to hold talks in Alaska

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will hold talks only in Washington and will not hold another meeting in Alaska, the US State Department said. Deputy …

Lavrov will meet Tillerson in Washington on May 10

Lavrov will meet Tillerson in Washington on May 10

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit the US on May 9-11 for a working visit, which will include talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Russia’s Foreign Ministry says, RT reports. …

Russian Foreign Ministry: CSTO regards no state as adversary

Russian Foreign Ministry: CSTO regards no state as adversary

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states do not consider any world power to be its adversary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday. "The CSTO development strategy does not …

Lavrov: tendency towards dropping politicized approaches to Russia on rise in Europe

Lavrov: tendency towards dropping politicized approaches to Russia on rise in Europe

A tendency towards renunciation of politicized and ideology-ridden approaches towards Russia is gaining momentum in the EU, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with Mir television channel, TASS …

Lavrov on relations with US: Russophobic caign persists

Lavrov on relations with US: Russophobic campaign persists

The Russophobic campaign unleashed under the Obama administration still persists at present in the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. “At this stage when a change in the White House …

Zakharova: Lavrov and Tillerson to meet soon

Zakharova: Lavrov and Tillerson to meet soon

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson soon, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. "The meeting will allow us to look for …

Will Putin and Trump ever meet?

Will Putin and Trump ever meet?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that there are no plans for a meeting of Russian and US presidents, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, in the next couple of months. "So …

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces conditions for inspections of Crimea

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces conditions for inspections of Crimea

Russia is ready to host inspectors, observers and assessment groups in Crimea, but in accordance with the  Vienna Document, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary on the State Department's regular report on Adherence to and …

Russia#039s Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria

Russia's Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria

Moscow is ready to cooperate with the United States on settling the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday, Reuters reported citing Russian news agencies. Lavrov's deputy …

Lavrov, Mammadyarov and Nalbandyan discuss Karabakh in Moscow

Lavrov, Mammadyarov and Nalbandyan discuss Karabakh in Moscow

A working meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, Sergey Lavrov, Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian, took place in Moscow on April 28. The talks on the settlement …

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia#039s objective is to contribute to Karabakh settlement

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia's objective is to contribute to Karabakh settlement

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told a briefing about the meeting of the Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian foreign ministers, which will be held in Moscow on April 28. …

Zakharova: US strikes on Syria make no sense and violate international law

Zakharova: US strikes on Syria make no sense and violate international law

US strikes on the Syrian air base violated international law and made neither military nor political sense, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said. "That was something really unacceptable …

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors released in Libya

Five Russian sailors from the Merle freighter detained in Libya have been released and taken back home, Russia's Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Moscow

Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia will meet in Moscow on April 28, the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry said. Foreign ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia – Sergey Lavrov, …

Why does EU impose sanctions only against Russia?

Why does EU impose sanctions only against Russia?

Ukraine has been constantly avoiding direct dialogue with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, but the European Union impose sanctions over the implementation of the Minsk agreements only against Russia, the …

Moscow holding talks between Lavrov and Mogherini

Moscow holding talks between Lavrov and Mogherini

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is holding talks with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Moscow. The agenda of their talks will include a …

Russian Foreign Ministry: OSCE car incident in Donbass is provocation (VIDEO)

Russian Foreign Ministry: OSCE car incident in Donbass is provocation (VIDEO)

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Russian Foreign Ministry has described Sunday’s deadly incident with an OSCE SMM (Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine) car as a provocation. "The circumstances of the incident indicate a high probability of a provocation …

Kosachev: US moves well beyond limits of international law

Kosachev: "US moves well beyond limits of international law"

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A broad coalition would be an ideal solution, if there was no flagman represented by one country - Jabarov