Thursday, June 20, 2013
Russia urges softening of Iran sanctions amid nuclear hope
Russia urged the West to consider relaxing sanctions against Iran, saying there was unprecedented ho...
Friends of Syria `negative` for dialogue: Russia
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said the Friends of Syria grouping of Western an...
Russia warns against heating up North Korea tensions
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned against stoking the North Korea crisis with military m...
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 grow...
Lavrov praises Kerry`s vow to probe Russian kids` deaths
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has welcomed the promise by US Secretary of State John Kerry ...
Gay propaganda ban `not discrimination`: Russia
The ban on "gay propaganda" among minors, currently under review in Russian legislature, d...
John Kerry, Sergei Lavrov discuss Syria, North Korea
Kerry and Lavrov spoke for nearly half an hour this morning on the situation in Syria and ongoing wo...
US-Russia cooperation should continue: Biden
US Vice President Joe Biden has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Washington and Mosc...
Assad`s exit not precondition for dialogue: Moscow
Russia believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s exit cannot be a precondition for a deal to resol...
Russia not supplying arms to Syria: Sergei Lavrov
Russia is not supplying the Syrian authorities with offensive weapons or any kinds of weapons that c...
Syria`s chemical weapons safe for now: Russia
Chemical weapons in Syria are under the control of the government, which has consolidated them in on...
Russia blasts West`s `terrorism logic` on Syria
The West`s policy of dividing Syrian terrorists into "the bad" and "the not so bad&qu...
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 Fore...
Hillary meets Lavrov; discusses options to end conflict in Syria
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Special UN ...
Lavrov did not break his arm, says Russia
The Russian foreign ministry said reports that Lavrov "had been hospitalised" were "c...
Russia backs Switzerland's participation in G20
Moscow supports Switzerland's participation in the Group of Twenty (G20), Russian Foreign Minister S...
`Russia not losing influence in Mideast`
"The idea that Russia is losing influence in the Arab world as a result of the Arab Spring is &...
‘Syria conflict part of Mideast geopolitical game’
Russia has said some countries are apparently interested in fuelling violence in Syria as part of a ...
Russia supports India`s bid for UNSC seat
Russia, a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, has reiterated its support to I...
Russia may evacuate personnel from Syria if attacked
Russian servicemen may be evacuated from the country`s naval base in Tartus, Syria, if it comes unde...
Russia sees ‘blackmail’ in Western prodding over Syria
"To our deep regret, one can witness even the elements of blackmail," said Russian Foreign...
Russia denies supplying gunships to Syria
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had claimed Russia was supplying weapons that would be used to...
Russia ready to host conference on Syria
In order to help settle Syria`s ongoing political crisis, Russia has proposed a UN conference.
Syria on brink of civil conflict: Russian minister
Russia has proposed a UN conference that will gather together the countries that have influence on S...
Russia accuses US envoy of arrogance over missile shield
Lavrov said US ambassador Michael McFaul had "arrogantly" rejected Russia`s concerns about...
`Even if armed to teeth, rebels can`t beat Syrian Army`
Russia`s foreign minister said arming the Syrian opposition would only escalate hostilities.
BRICS ready to help euro zone via IMF: Russia
Major emerging economies are ready to provide financial help to the euro zone via the International ...
Russia condemns EU sanctions against Syria
A US and European push to impose UN Security Council sanctions on Syria had met fierce resistance fr...
Iran has right to peaceful use of atomic energy: Lavrov
Russian Foreign Min supported Iran`s right to develop peaceful N-program.
BRICS influence on rise: Lavrov
Lavrov said the bloc should advance its cooperation in int`l affairs.
Russia, NATO agree on armoured vehicles transfers: Lavrov
Russia will allow NATO to transfer armoured vehicles through its territory to Afghanistan under an...
Iran sanctions may be `unavoidable`: Lavrov
Russia`s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov admitted on Thursday that Iran was a "difficult partner...
Iran wasting chance for dialogue: Russia
Russia on Friday warned Iran it was missing out on a chance to start a broad dialogue, as US Secreta...
Iran nuke issue can be solved through diplomacy only: Russia
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday sought political and diplomatic efforts to resolv...
Russia agrees to Iran nuclear deal: Lavrov
Russia has agreed to proposals by the UN nuclear watchdog to help reduce Iran`s stockpile of low-enr...
Russian Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will pay a brief visit to Colombo on Monday for talks with Sr...
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