Russian Foreign Ministry

Ukraine's withdrawal from CIS to take one year

Ukraine's withdrawal from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take about a year, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "In …

Date of new Karasin-Abashidze meeting announced

Zurab Abashidze, Special Representative of the Georgian Prime Minister for Relations with Russia, and Grigory Karasin, Deputy State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, will meet in Prague on May 24. Abashidze …

 US preparing new sanctions against Russia

US President Donald Trump issued a memo ordering State Secretary Mike Pompeo to propose sanctions on Russia in response to alleged violations of a 1987 missile treaty, the White House said today. A …

Russia and Iran to continue cooperation on JCPOA

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif have agreed to go ahead with contacts over the Iranian nuclear deal following the United States’ pullout, Russian …

Iran's Zarif: US undermines JCPOA

The balance of commitments under the Iran deal has been undermined after the US withdrawal, Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei …

Lavrov: situation around JCPOA is crisis

The circumstances surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program are a crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said opening talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad …