Sergei Ryabkov

Russia: we would be open to US proposals for new nuclear pact

The 1987 treaty eliminated the medium-range missile arsenals of the world`s two biggest nuclear powers, but leaves other countries free to produce and deploy them.

Feb 07, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Russia, US last-ditch talks to break nuclear pact deadlock fail - agencies

Moscow has refused to destroy the Novator 9M729 missile, insisting it is fully compliant with the treaty.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Russia warns United States against military intervention in Venezuela

Moscow would stand with Venezuela to protect its sovereignty and the principle of non-interference in its domestic affairs said Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Nuclear treaty apparent obstruction as US wants total domination, reacts Russia after Trump ends deal

Reacting to Trump's decision, Ryabkov said that the pull out of the US from the treaty would be a very dangerous step.

Oct 21, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Vladimir Putin expects 'constructive' meeting with Donald Trump in April

The two leaders are likely to meet this year as Trump, in April, extended an invitation to meet with the Russian President.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

Trump stance on Iran deal 'extremely troubling': Russia

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday it was "extremely troubling" that U.S. President Donald Trump was raising questions that had been settled when an international deal on Iran`s nuclear programme was signed, RIA news agency reported.

Oct 14, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

Russia says US sanctions vote 'step towards destroying' better ties

An overwhelming vote by the US House of Representatives to slap tough new sanctions on Moscow is a "serious step" towards wrecking chances of improving ties.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Russia calls North Korea missile launch breach of UN resolution

North Korea said on Tuesday it had successfully test-launched an ICBM for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:26 PM IST

Russian diplomat complains of White House 'leaks to media'

A top Russian diplomat has complained about "the threat of leaks" from the White House to the media, saying it hampers cooperation between Russia and the United States.

May 30, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.


Apr 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Russia has not discussed sanctions with Trump administration: Report

Russia has not discussed Western sanctions imposed on Moscow with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, and has not asked Washington to repeal them, Russian news agencies cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Tuesday.

Feb 28, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

There were contacts with Donald Trump's campaign: Russian diplomat

A top Russian diplomat says Moscow had contacts with the campaign of Donald Trump ahead of his election as US President.

Nov 10, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Russia calls for efforts for Syrian reconciliation talks

Substantive talks on Syrian reconciliation in Geneva have made some progress and should be sustained, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday.

Mar 28, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

No plans to turn BRICS into military alliance: Russia

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that there was no plan to turn the BRICS grouping into a military alliance.

May 28, 2015, 00:13 AM IST

Supply of Russian S-300 systems to Iran will not happen soon: TASS

 Supplying Iran with Russian S-300 missile defence systems is not a matter of the nearest future, TASS news agency quoted a Foreign Ministry official as saying on Thursday.

Apr 24, 2015, 06:56 AM IST

Russia says ready to process Iranian nuclear fuel

Russian diplomats involved in the historic framework accord limiting Iran`s nuclear programme said Friday Moscow`s atomic energy agency, Rosatom, was ready to provide Tehran with new reactor fuel and process spent rods.

Apr 03, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Iran calls for greater Russian role in nuclear talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that a more active role for Russia could speed up talks aimed at sealing a comprehensive deal on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme.

Jan 12, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Russia warns of retaliation if US imposes new sanctions

Moscow will definitely respond to new sanctions should the US decide to impose them, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Saturday.

Dec 14, 2014, 07:54 AM IST

Russia says expects "illegitimate" US sanctions to stay in place

US sanctions are illegitimate but Russia expects them to stay in place for a long time, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday, describing Moscow`s ties with Washington as being in their "deepest chill".

Dec 08, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

John Kerry seeks breakthrough in troubled Iran nuclear talks

 Troubled Iran nuclear talks enter the make-or-break endgame Friday as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart seek a breakthrough just days ahead of a deadline.

Nov 21, 2014, 09:27 AM IST