Sergei Lavrov

Lavrov's visit to Minsk postponed due to Makei's death: foreign ministry

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 01:25 GMT

The Belarusian Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday that Makei had died suddenly at 64. Spokesperson Anatoly Glaz announced without providing further details.

US should take back its nuclear arms from Europe - Lavrov

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 11:49 GMT

It is "high time" to return US arms to where they belong, Lavrov said in a video address played at a conference in Geneva.

Russian fighter jets land in Crimea amid Ukraine tensions

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 02:10 GMT

More than a dozen SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets which Russia is deploying to boost its air force, amid heightened tensions with Ukraine.

Russia says Syria has right to chase rebels out of Idlib

Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - 02:07 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the Syrian government had every right to chase militants out of the rebel-held enclave of Idlib

Moscow invites N.Korea's Kim to visit

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Pyongyang on Thursday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia.

Russia's Lavrov invites N.Korea's Kim to Russia

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:56 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Russia and passed on best wishes from President Vladimir Putin

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Russia expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in a spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory.

Russian FM threatens to 'hit back' at Britain over spy poisoning

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Russia's foreign minister threatened Wednesday to retaliate against Britain for "anti-Russian measures".

Russia says London spreading propaganda over spy poisoning

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 08:57 GMT

Britain's warnings of retaliation if it is proven Russia was behind the poisoning of a double agent are propaganda and not serious, Russian FM said

Russia improving defences at military bases in Syria

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 12:49 GMT

Russia is improving defenses at its military bases in Syria and monitoring the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

Russia's Lavrov says 'unilateral actions' by U.S. in Syria made Turkey furious

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 10:00 GMT

"Unilateral actions" by the United States in Iran and Syria have infuriated Turkey.

Russian and Iranian foreign ministers to meet in Moscow on Wednesday

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 11:20 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to meet his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow on Wednesday to discuss a wide range of issues.

Russia's Lavrov: main part of battle with Islamic State in Syria is over - RIA

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 09:45 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday the main part of the battle with Islamic State in Syria was over.

Lavrov tells Tillerson U.S. "aggressive rhetoric" on Korea unacceptable

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 05:42 GMT

Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Rex Tillerson that "Washington's aggressive rhetoric" had heightened tension on the Korean peninsula and was unacceptable

Lavrov stresses Russia’s support to Egypt against terrorism

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 01:35 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov asserted Russia’s support to Egypt against terrorism, stressing the strong strategic ties between Cairo and Moscow.

Russia's Lavrov calls on U.S. and North Korea to start talks: RIA

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 09:28 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Monday for the United States and North Korea to start negotiations, the RIA news agency reported.

Britain's foreign minister makes first Russia visit in five years

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 11:45 GMT

Johnson will hold talks in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the first official visit by a minister from London in five years.

Russia: No evidence that Syria hides chemical weapons

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 12:31 GMT

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday that there is no evidence that Damascus hides chemical weapons inside Syria.

Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 10:15 GMT

Sergei Lavrov said a possible breakdown of the Iran nuclear deal would send the wrong signal when it came to trying to resolve the situation around North Korea.

U.S. presses Russia to comply with nuclear missile treaty

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:40 GMT

The United States is reviewing military options, including new intermediate-range cruise missile systems.