Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov slams West for 'grotesque' Russophobia

Lavrov used Russia's turn at the UN General Assembly rostrum to hit back at pressure on Moscow led by Washington.

published on : 25th September 2022

Russia backs Myanmar junta's efforts to 'stabilise' country, hold elections

The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the putsch last year, with the junta accused by rights groups of committing war crimes as it struggles to crush resistance to its rule.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov arrives in Myanmar for talks with junta

Sergei Lavrov's visit comes after the junta sparked renewed international outrage last week when it announced it had executed four prisoners.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russia's foreign minister, on African tour, denies 'so-called food crisis'

Western countries have repeatedly pointed out that food is exempt from their sanctions on Russia and have blamed Moscow for the global crisis.

published on : 27th July 2022

Russia's Foreign Minister walks out of G20 talks as West presses Moscow on Ukraine

Lavrov walked out of a morning session as German counterpart Annalena Baerbock criticised Moscow over its invasion, diplomats said.

published on : 8th July 2022

West has declared 'total war' on us with sanctions: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

According to Lavrov, US 'and its satellites are doubling, tripling, quadrupling their efforts to contain our country'.

published on : 27th May 2022

Israel lashes out at Russia over foreign minister Lavrov's Nazism remarks

It was a steep decline in the ties between the two countries at a time when Israel has sought to stake out a neutral position between Russia and Ukraine and remain in Russia’s good stead.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Rupee-ruble system will help bypass 'illegal sanctions', says Lavrov during India visit

Lavrov was on a two-day visit to India where he met External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 1st April 2022

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses West of fixating on 'nuclear war'

Lavrov also compared the United States to French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and German dictator Adolf Hitler.

published on : 3rd March 2022

No doubt that solution to Ukraine crisis will be found, says Russian Foreign Minister 

"Solution to Ukraine will be found but Russia’s dialogue with the West needs to be based on mutual respect," Lavrov said.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Third World War will involve nuclear weapons, be disastrous: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

According to Lavrov, US President Joe Biden is an experienced man, who had said earlier that the only alternative to war sanctions.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Afghanistan peace talks: Taliban on-board, says Russia

Moscow supported an Afghan government offer of a three-month ceasefire, and regretted that the Taliban rejected the offer on Monday.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Top North Korean heads to US, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov to visit Pyongyang

US President Donald Trump said that Washington would have a "great team" for the talks aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff. 

published on : 30th May 2018

Russia says Syria chemical attack 'staged' with help of foreign secret service

The US and its allies believe the Syrian regime was behind the attack, but Russia has long insisted it was staged by rebels in an attempt to provoke further Western intervention.

published on : 13th April 2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says ex spy poisoning could be 'in interests' of UK government

Lavrov also suggested that the poisoning of Skripal could also be in the interests of the British special forces who are known for their abilities to act with a licence to kill".

published on : 2nd April 2018

Russia retaliates with mass US diplomat expulsions, consulate closure in Saint Petersburg

In Washington, the State Department said there was no justification for the Russian move and that the United States "reserves the right to respond."

published on : 30th March 2018

Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close a US consulate: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Sergei Lavrov said Thursday Moscow would expel 60 US diplomats and close its consulate in Saint Petersburg in a tit-for-tat expulsion over the poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal. 

published on : 29th March 2018

Russia to expel 35 US diplomats as retaliatory move: Foreign Ministry 

The American diplomats comprise 31 employees of the US embassy in Moscow and four diplomats from the US consulate in Saint Petersburg, the source said.

published on : 30th December 2016