Oct 18, 2021 05:47 PM IST
'We are suspending the work of our official mission to NATO, including the work of our military representative from November 1 or it could take a few more days,' Lavrov told reporters, adding that Russia was also shutting down the alliance's liaison mission in Moscow.
- Aug 24, 2021 06:29 PM IST
Lavrov also said Russia opposed the idea of allowing Afghan refugees enter Central Asia, the former Soviet region that lies between Russia and Afghanistan, or having US troops there.
- Jul 06, 2021 07:57 PM IST
The external affairs minister is scheduled to hold extensive talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov. The annual India-Russia summit was postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- May 20, 2021 07:56 AM IST
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, a veteran diplomat, and said it was "no secret that we have our differences" and that Washington would respond to aggressive acts by Russia, but the world would be safer if the two countries' leaders worked together.
- Jun 17, 2020 09:10 PM IST
"Certainly, we are watching with great attention what is happening on the Chinese-Indian border. We believe that this is a very alarming report," Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
- Oct 31, 2017 02:40 PM IST
Russia has repeatedly denied any attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.
- Sep 24, 2017 07:05 PM IST
"The Americans won't carry out a strike on (North) Korea because it's not that they suspect, they know for sure that it has nuclear bombs," Lavrov said in an interview with Russia's NTV television aired today.
- Nov 26, 2015 03:06 PM IST
The shooting down of the jet comes at a tense time in relations between Russia and the West: on one hand Moscow's intervention in Crimea and eastern Ukraine has led to substantial sanctions and, on the other, there are increased calls for a more united international effort to solve the civil war in Syria.
- Apr 01, 2015 12:48 PM IST
Talks between Iran and six world powers to settle a dispute around Tehran's nuclear programme extended beyond a Tuesday deadline, as the parties edged towards a deal but failed to agree on crucial details such as the lifting of UN sanctions.
- Mar 31, 2015 08:36 PM IST
With a self-imposed deadline set for the end of the day, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China ramped up the pace of negotiations with Iran in Switzerland over an outline deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.
- Mar 08, 2014 04:28 PM IST
The peace deal on February 21 between now-deposed President Viktor Yanukovich and leaders of what were then opposition parties foresaw the creation of a national unity government and an investigation into the deaths of protesters in Kiev.
- Oct 10, 2011 08:42 PM IST
Moscow and Beijing are ready to propose a UN resolution on Syria that is more "balanced" than the West's draft that they controversially vetoed last week, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.