Sergei Lavrov News
Leaders from several Western nations denounced the foreign minister's comments Israel lambasted Lavrov. saying his statement was an "unforgivable" falsehood that debased the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust There was no immediate response to requests for comment from the Russian embassy to Israel or from Lavrov in Moscow
Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said he warned his Russian counterpart Lavrov that there would be "an enormous price to pay" if Moscow is offering bounties to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. The New York Times in June reported that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump said he was not told about the information because many US intelligence officials doubted its veracity, although several U.S. and European sources contradicted his comments.