Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Syria peace talks in Astana meant to 'consolidate' ceasefire: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that one of the goals of upcoming Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital was to consolidate the frail truce in the war-torn country. 

Jan 17, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Kerry demands Russia rein in Syrian forces

US Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to demand that Moscow press its Syrian allies to respect a crumbling ceasefire.

Apr 16, 2016, 01:16 AM IST

US Secretary of State Kerry demands Russia rein in Syrian forces

Kerry's call came as a new round of fierce fighting around Aleppo overshadowed peace talks aimed at ending Syria's five-year-old civil war. 

Apr 16, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

N Korea plans to attack US; Russia fears ‘spiral`

In the backdrop of growing tensions between North Korea and US, Russia on Friday warned against growing military activity near North Korea, BBC reported.

Mar 29, 2013, 20:13 PM IST

Russia not in talks over Assad`s future: Lavrov

Moscow is not holding talks with anyone over Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s future, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Dec 10, 2012, 10:09 AM IST

Russian Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will pay a brief visit to Colombo on Monday for talks with Sri Lankan leaders and signing of several agreements to boost bilateral relations, according to officials.

Oct 23, 2009, 16:32 PM IST