Sergei Lavrov

Grabar-Kitarovic, Lavrov find solution to air pollution caused by Bosanski Brod oil refinery

Croatia and Russia have found a solution for the problem of air pollution caused by a Russian-owned oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, northern Bosnia and...

Grabar-Kitarovic says Lavrov appreciates her sincerity about Russia's role in SE Europe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov appreciates honesty and we have had a good, constructive relationship for years, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-...

Tillerson: US will work with Russia when it benefits Americans

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday the Trump White House was ready to work with Moscow but warned the...

Trump team's Russia contacts under scrutiny as Tillerson meets Lavrov

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Bonn on Thursday amid a new political storm over reports that...

Lavrov rejects step-by-step removal of sanctions against Russia

Russia will not engage in a reciprocal process with the West to remove Ukraine-related sanctions step by step, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made...

Russia: Syrian peace talks in Geneva delayed to end of February

Syrian peace talks scheduled to take place in Geneva on February 8 have been postponed until the end of that month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

No breakthrough in US, Russian diplomatic talks on Syria

The top diplomats from the United States and Russia met in Geneva on Friday for talks on Syria's war but, according to diplomatic sources, no breakthrough...

US, Russia close in on Syria truce deal but differences remain

The United States and Russia could not agree Friday on how to bring about a broad truce in Syria, but the top diplomats of the two key players in this conflict...

Russia rejects longer Aleppo ceasefire, hints at joint action with US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday rejected his German counterpart's call for a ceasefire longer than the current three hours daily to allow...

Germany calls on Russia to lay down arms to allow Aleppo aid

 German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Russia to lay down its weapons to allow humanitarian aid to reach the embattled city...

Russia: Relations with Germany "not experiencing their best times"

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday that Russia is not to blame for a current low point in relations between Berlin and Moscow. "German-...

Russia, US reach new deals on fighting terrorists in Syria

Russia and the United States have reached new agreements on fighting terrorists in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. "Agreements...

World powers raise pressure on Syria conflict parties

The conflict parties in Syria's civil war will face consequences if they break the truce or block aid shipments, global and regional powers warned Tuesday in...

Top diplomats meet in Vienna to get Syrian peace talks back on track

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov led a meeting of top diplomats from UN veto powers and the Middle East in...

Syrian rebels shell Aleppo; Russia raises possibility of truce

Syrian rebels Tuesday shelled government-held areas of Aleppo killing 14 people, according to state media, while Syria's ally Russia suggested a ceasefire in...

Kerry: Provisional agreement on Syria truce terms

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that he has reached a "provisional agreement in principle" with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the terms of a...

Russia doubts success of Syrian truce amid "intensified" air campaign

A ceasefire for Syria agreed by world powers is more likely to fail than succeed, Russia's top diplomat said at a meeting of foreign policy and defence...

Stoltenberg, Lavrov fail to convene meeting of NATO-Russia Council

Representatives of NATO and Russia have tried and failed to resume formal talks through a council that has been largely inactive since 2014, when Moscow...

Russian foreign minister to discuss oil price management in UAE, Oman

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit the United Arab Emirates and Oman next week to discuss ways to bring global oil prices to a "fair level," the...

Moscow claims cover-up in alleged rape of German-Russian teen

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lashed out at German authorities on Tuesday, accusing them of a cover-up in the alleged rape of a 13-year-old Russian-...
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