Sergey Lavrov

India can contribute to peace efforts in Ukraine, says Lavrov after meeting Modi, Jaishankar

Lavrov said at a media briefing after holding talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar that no one would oppose if India decides to contribute to the peace initiatives.

published on : 1st April 2022

India, Russia highlight need for keeping bilateral economic contacts 'stable, predictable'

The MEA said the two sides discussed developments pertaining to Ukraine and Lavrov briefed the Indian side on the Russian perspective of the situation, including the ongoing peace talks.

published on : 1st April 2022

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov arrives in India, to meet PM Modi, Jaishankar on Friday

People familiar with the preparations for the talks said India is also likely to press for ensuring timely delivery of various military hardware as well as components of the S-400 missile systems.

published on : 31st March 2022

China says no limit for cooperation with Russia as Lavrov arrives for talks amid Ukraine war

Commenting on the most recent round of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine in Turkey's Istanbul, Wang Wenbin noted "positive signals" demonstrated by both parties.

published on : 30th March 2022

Lavrov visit: Oil payment system may figure in talks

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is likely to visit India this week amid Russia’s isolation by the West over the ongoing war against Ukraine.

published on : 29th March 2022

Russian foreign minister may visit India, to discuss payment system for New Delhi's procurement of oil and military hardware

There has been no official word on the proposed visit either by the Ministry of External Affairs or by the Russian Foreign Ministry.

published on : 28th March 2022

Lavrov's stepdaughter on new UK sanction list; Rishi Sunak questioned over Infosys presence in Moscow

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the new round of sanctions target strategic industries, banks and business elites.

published on : 25th March 2022

Russia sees ''business-like spirit'' in Ukraine talks: Russian Foreign Minister

"A neutral status is being seriously discussed in connection with security guarantees," Lavrov said Wednesday on Russian channel RBK TV.

published on : 16th March 2022

'Minister No': Lavrov embodies Moscow's steely posture at diplomatic front

While President Vladimir Putin single-handedly shapes the country's foreign policy, Lavrov delivers Moscow's message with a bluntness uncharacteristic of a diplomat.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Dialogue, diplomacy best way forward to defuse Ukraine crisis: India

Jaishankar is also understood to have apprised Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of the importance India attached to the safe evacuation of around 16,000 Indians from Ukraine.

published on : 25th February 2022

Diplomats meet in Moscow and Berlin as Russian drills held 

Russia has concentrated more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine’s border and has launched a series of military manoeuvres in the region, but says it has no plans to invade its neighbour.

published on : 10th February 2022

Russia’s Lavrov: NATO wants to ‘drag’ Ukraine into alliances

Russia’s massing of an estimated 100,000 troops near the border with Ukraine has brought increasingly strong warnings from the West that Moscow intends to invade.

published on : 30th January 2022

Russia says no new talks on Ukraine until West responds to demands

Talks in Geneva, Brussels and Vienna last week failed to ease fears, with Russia insisting its demands for sweeping security guarantees be taken seriously.

published on : 18th January 2022

Russia moves more troops westward amid Ukraine tensions

Russia has denied any intention to attack its ex-Soviet neighbour, but demanded guarantees from the West that NATO will not expand to Ukraine or place its weapons and troops there.

published on : 18th January 2022

Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

Russia has denied having plans to attack its neighbor and in turn accused the Ukrainian leadership of hatching plans to use force to reclaim control of rebel-held territories.

published on : 17th January 2022
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