Lavrov added Western countries are behind most of disputes and hinder normalization of conditions.
"We are convinced that the subsequent strengthening of our partnership in all fields, according to the declaration adopted in Sochi."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he discussed with US President Donald Trump the necessity of taking measures to prevent an escalation of the crisis in the Arab Gulf, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik.
Lavrov lamented NATO’s refusal to back a moratorium proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on deploying short- and medium-range missiles in Europe.
The US-allied Kurds, who control much of northern Syria, have rejected the idea, fearing a Turkish offensive against territory under their control.
Lavrov took pleasure in pointing out on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump this week accused China, not Russia, of interfering in U.S. elections.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that he discussed with his Saudi counterpart Adel Jubair the situation in the Syrian city of Idlib.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday Moscow was surprised at the West's position on Syrian refugees.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by telephone and discussed Syria and problems of the Korean peninsula.
Sergei Lavrov will visit North Korea on Thursday to hold talks with his counterpart Ri Yong Ho about the situation on the Korean peninsula.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that U.S.-led strikes on Syria were "unacceptable and lawless."
Russia proposed a draft UN Security Council resolution that would condemn "the aggression against Syria by the U.S. in violation of international law and the U.N. Charter."
Lavrov and U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura will hold talks in Moscow on Thursday about the latest situation in Syria.
The Russian diplomats expelled from Britain will leave London on March 20.
Russia is ready to consider a 30-day ceasefire in Syria but only if it does not cover Islamic State, Nusra Front and other groups "who are shelling residential quarters of Damascus", said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that in Syria the United States has been acting unilaterally in a “dangerous way”, undermining the country’s integrity.
Moscow is seriously concerned by the latest developments in Syria and calls on sides to exercise restraint and avoid an escalation of the situation.
Lavrov discussed preparations for a Syria peace congress in the Russian city of Sochi on Jan. 29-30 with Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call
Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring stability to the country's north
Russian Foreign Minister and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the conflict in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal in a phone conversation.