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Lavrov Blames ‘Unresolved’ Karabakh Conflict for July TensionsRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov blamed a “whole host of reasons,” primarily the “unresolved” Nagorno-Karabakh conflict for the resumption of tensions last month between Armenia and..
Russia: Moscow and Ankara working on Libya ceasefireRussia and Turkey are working on an immediate ceasefire agreement for the conflict in Libya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Wednesday by the Interfax news agency. Mr..
Russia rules out mediating between India and ChinaRussia on Tuesday ruled out mediating between India and China following the violent clashes in the Galwan Valley, saying the two nations do not need any kind of assistance to resolve their..
Moscow urges U.S. to help reach Libya ceasefire: RIARussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow would welcome efforts by Washington to use its influence to help reach a ceasefire in Libya, the RIA news agency reported.
Russian ministers to visit Turkey for talks on SundayRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit Turkey on Sunday for talks, the two countries' foreign ministries said on Saturday, with media reports saying..
Rivals Russia and Turkey both support a Libya peace process, Moscow saysRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday agreed on the need to collaborate to create the conditions for a peace process in Libya, Russia's foreign..
Russia says its prisoners in Libya main obstacle to bilateral cooperation: ministerRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that the presence of Russian prisoners in the Libyan capital of Tripoli was the main obstacle to cooperation between the countries.
Russia says Hong Kong security law is China’s domestic affairRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the new security law that has been proposed by China and that is set to apply to Hong Kong is China’s domestic affair and the United States should not be..
Russia tells Haftar ally it backs immediate Libyan ceasefire and talksRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday told an ally of Libya's eastern commander Khalifa Haftar that Moscow backed an immediate ceasefire and political talks that would culminate in united..
Russian, Turkish foreign ministers back Libya ceasefire in call: MoscowRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu backed an immediate ceasefire in Libya during a phone call on Thursday, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a..
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Russia's Lavrov, UK's Raab agree on need to improve cooperationRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his British counterpart Dominic Raab discussed relations between Moscow and London and voiced intention to improve cooperations, the Russian foreign ministry..
U.S.'s Pompeo, Russia's Lavrov discussed arms control issues: U.S. State DepartmentU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the next steps on arms control issues in a call with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday, the U.S. State Department said in a statement but gave no other..
Russia disapproves of Haftar's power grab in Libya: Ifax cites foreign ministerRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow did not approve of Libya's eastern-based military leader Khalifa Haftar's move to seize control of the country, the Interfax news..
Russia says U.N. security council members agreed to hold online summitRussia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that other permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have agreed to hold an online five-way summit, proposed by Russian President..
Russia's Lavrov, U.S. Pompeo discuss oil markets, coronavirus: statementRussian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed on a call on Friday to continue coordinating efforts to overcome the crisis in oil markets and the challenges posed..
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Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo meeting, says felt more constructive U.S. approachRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week that he had felt a more constructive approach from Washington when it came to the..
Russia and Turkey are close but will disagree, Lavrov saysRussia has good ties with Turkey but will sometimes disagree, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday.
Russian, Turkish foreign ministers to meet on Sunday amid Syria tensions: IfaxRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Munich on Sunday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the Interfax news agency reported on..
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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov hits out at U.S. 'provocations' in VenezuelaBy Marianna Parraga MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday denounced U.S. foreign policy in Venezuela, criticizing U.S. "provocations" and attempts to create what he..
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Mexico in talks with Russia to buy new batch of military helicopters: foreign ministerRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday said Mexico was in talks to buy a batch of Russian-made military helicopters.
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Russia sends Lavrov to Venezuela to 'counteract' U.S. sanctionsRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Venezuela on Friday in a show of support for President Nicolas Maduro, a socialist who Washington wants out of power.
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Russia says urging Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanismRussia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow has been urging Gulf countries to consider a common security mechanism for the region.
Certain progress made in Libya talks in Moscow: LavrovFighters of UN-backed government forces observe the eastern-based army in Southern Tripoli, Libya, on Jan. 12, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Certain progress has been made in the talks on Libyan settlement in..
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