Sergei Lavrov

Russia, Turkey to retaliate with strengthened fight against terrorism

Russia and Turkey will strengthen their efforts to fight terrorism, particularly in war-torn Syria and Iraq, Moscow said Tuesday in response to the assassination of Russia's ambassador in Turkey...

Lavrov rules out Russia's interference in Serbia's internal affairs

The visiting Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said in Belgrade on Monday that Moscow would not interfere in Serbia's internal affairs and pledged Moscow's commitment to balance in...

Russian FM Lavrov to visit Serbia 12-13 Dec.

The Russian Federation's Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov will arrive in Belgrade on Monday for a two-day official visit, and Belgrade describes this visit as an exceptionally important step...

Russia: Syrian military only temporarily stopped attacks in Aleppo

Syria's military stopped attacks on rebel-held parts of the city of Aleppo only temporarily on Thursday to allow civilians to evacuate, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.

Russia: Syrian military suspends Aleppo attacks to allow evacuation

The Syrian military has suspended its attacks on militant-held eastern Aleppo to let civilians be evacuated to safety, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.

Russia: US "changed their mind" on talks to withdraw Aleppo rebels

The fate of an effort to withdraw Western-backed rebels out of the wartorn Syrian city of Aleppo was up in the air Tuesday after Russia accused the US of cancelling a critical meeting.

Russia: Syria peace talks blocked by those seeking al-Assad's ouster

Syrian peace talks are being blocked by those seeking to oust President Bashar al-Assad in violation of a United Nations resolution, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

Obama "deliberately destroyed" US-Russia relations, Lavrov says

Outgoing US President Barack Obama "deliberately destroyed" relations with Russia, Moscow's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said in a Thursday interview, expressing his country's readiness to work...

International talks on Syria in Switzerland end in silence

Talks between the United States, Russia, and regional stakeholders in the Syrian conflict ended Saturday evening in the Swiss city of Lausanne with no concrete results known.

Russia: "Not a single fact" to prove US election hacking allegation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ridiculed US allegations of Moscow-linked election hacking on Wednesday, saying in a televised interview that the claims were unproven.

Kerry, Lavrov to meet for Syria talks on Saturday in Switzerland

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday to discuss the conflict in Syria.

Russia says embassy attack in Syria a "consequence" of US actions

Russia's Foreign Ministry partially blamed the United States on Tuesday for a recent mortar attack on the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital Damascus.

US threatens to suspend work with Russia over Aleppo bombing

US Secretary of State John Kerry threatened Wednesday to end US engagement with Russia on Syria, further escalating tensions with Moscow over its involvement in the war-ravaged country.

US and Russia agree on Syria ceasefire plan

The United States and Russia early Saturday announced an agreement on a plan to reduce violence in Syria, calling for a ceasefire starting at sundown on Monday and a move towards a political...

No breakthrough in US, Russian diplomatic talks on Syria

The top diplomats of the United States and Russia were meeting in Geneva on Friday for talks about the war in Syria.