Sergei Lavrov

Mike Pompeo says he warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov against offering bounties for US soldiers

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he warned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that there would be "an enormous price to pay" if Moscow is offering bounties to kill US soldiers or other Western troops in Afghanistan.

Aug 13, 2020, 08:23 AM IST

US asked Russia for advice before Trump-Kim summit: Ifax

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Russia will exit INF nuclear pact in six months

The United States announced its decision to withdraw from the decades-long landmark nuclear arms control pact with Russia last Friday.

Feb 06, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Russia: US exit from nuclear pact would not mean new Cold War- RIA

Washington has said it will withdraw fully from the INF in six months unless Moscow ends what it says are violations of the 1987 pact.

Feb 04, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Russia offers to mediate in Venezuelan crisis

The USA immediately extended its support for Guaido, followed by nations like Brazil, Colombia, Canada, etc.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Russia's Lavrov: We're not rubbing our hands with glee over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a resounding defeat on her Brexit plan in parliament on Tuesday, plunging the country into political uncertainty.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls on US to `recognise reality` on Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal.

Jan 15, 2018, 15:57 PM IST

Russia says retreat of Syrian opposition figures good for peace

Russia said on Tuesday that the resignation of "radically minded" Syrian opposition figures such as Riyad Hijab would help unite the disparate opponents of President Bashar al-Assad around a more "realistic" platform.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Moscow open to cooperation with Washington: Russia

Russia is open to any forms of mutually beneficial cooperation with the US, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

Sep 30, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

US, North Korea brinksmanship brings warning of 'unpredictable nosedive'

Despite the heated exchanges, Lavrov said the United States would not take military action against North Korea because "they know for sure that it has nuclear bombs."

Sep 24, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Russia, Turkey discuss implementation of de-escalation zones in Syria

According to the ministry, most cases of in-selective firing from small arms were registered in the areas controlled by Daesh and al-Nusra Front terrorist groups.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Lavrov and Tillerson agree to talk US-Russian ties: Moscow

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke and agreed to discuss bilateral ties in Manila at the weekend, the Russian ministry said.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:20 AM IST

US, Russia, Jordan reach ceasefire deal for southwest Syria

The ceasefire will go into effect on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Jordan's Petra news agency said.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

North Korean nuclear problem can't be solved by force: Russian foreign minister

The task of the denuclearization of the entire Korean peninsula cannot and should not be used as a disguise for attempts to change North Korea`s regime said Sergei Lavrov

Jul 05, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Russia assumes Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin will meet at G20 summit: Sergei Lavrov

Moscow "assumes" that Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet US counterpart Donald Trump during next week's G20 summit in German, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Russia, China urge caution in countering North Korea's nuclear programme

Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea`s nuclear programme should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a US global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula.

May 26, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Vladimir Putin offers transcript to prove Donald Trump did not pass secrets to Russia

Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials.

May 18, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

President Putin ready to provide records of Trump-Lavrov talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he can provide the US Congress with the full transcript of the talks between US President Donald Trump and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, to dispel the "political schizophrenia" around the allegations that state secrets were leaked.


May 17, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Vladimir Putin ready to provide recording of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow could provide a recording of the exchange between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US President Donald Trump, who is accused of sharing classified intelligence.

May 17, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Trump shared 'highly classified' info with Russians: Report

Trump had revealed highly classified details to minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the meeting, The Washington Post reported.

May 17, 2017, 00:16 AM IST