Sergey Lavrov

Russian FM to visit Azerbaijan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on May 10-11, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, Azertac reports. She noted that FM Lavrov will also visit Yerevan on May 5-6. …

"G8 is a thing of the past for Russia"

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia has no intention of joining the G7 format, as it believes the group has lost its significance in the new world order. "We have repeatedly said we will never join it. …

Russia has basis for analogue of SWIFT

Russia has a basis for creating an analogue of the SWIFT payment system, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "The basis [of an alternative to SWIFT] exists. And I am convinced that both the government and the Central Bank …

Lavrov: war against Ukraine should be avoided

A war in Donbas against Ukraine can and should be avoided, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Sputnik. "If it depends on us and on the [Donbas] militias, as far as we can understand their principled …

Lavrov: Russia to respond to any U.S. unfriendly steps

Russia will retaliate if US slaps new sanctions and will respond to any Washington’s unfriendly moves, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference after talks with Kazakhstan’s counterpart Mukhtar Tleuberdi on …

Russian and Kazakh FMs holds talks in Nur-Sultan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mikhtar Tileuberdi in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan. At the onset of the meeting, Minister Tileuberdi …