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Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the issue of director Oleh Sentsov during a meeting in Meseberg on August 18, stated Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov at a news conference following the talks with his German counterpart Heiko Maas, reported TASS.
“We have been informing people on his health condition. He is under the constant supervision of doctors. This question purely concerns the humanitarian sphere. There are legislative …
Moscow is ready to do everything in its power to find a way out of the deadend in Russian-American relations, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
He also noted that Russia is taking President Trump’s willingness to establish a normal dialogue seriously, although anti-Russian sentiments in the American establishment hinders it.
"We are ready to go our part of the way to bring the bilateral ties out of the impasse situation," Lavrov said in an interview with Germany’s DPA news agency …
During a meeting with the Russian Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko, the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un confirmed his readiness to visit Russia,RIA Novosti reports.
“He said he does not want to postpone this meeting and now through diplomatic channels, the process of setting a time and place for the visit can begin,” noted Matviyenko.
At the same time, she added that because of a tight schedule, Kim Jong-un cannot visit the Eastern Economic Forum, to which Russian …
The US is “engaging in Russophobic rhetoric and Russophobic actions’ which may eventually lead to a military encounter between the two countries, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in a broadcast of Channel One Russia.
According to the minister, the “intensity of emotions” goes beyond what is considered “diplomatic decency”, and “confrontation and tension are on the rise”.
“The US initiated NATO’s movement to our borders, not merely by adopting Russia’s neighbors as new alliance …
To hold Normandy format negotiations would be sacrilege after the assassination of the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the TV show Bolshaya Igra (“Big Game”) on Channel One, RIA Novosti reports .
“We don’t refuse the Normandy format but now it will be just inappropriate and sacrilege to gather for such a meeting, especially when neither Berlin nor Paris have expressed their condemnation of this …
During a press conference at Putin’s residence in Bocharov Creek in Sochi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that there could be no discussion about holding future meetings in the Normandy format, because of the murder of the head of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko.
According to Lavrov, Zakharchenko’s murder is aimed at disrupting implementation of the Minsk agreements. He also said that Kyiv did not do its part in fulfilling the Minsk …
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs called the assassination of the leader of DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko a “terrorist act,” and officially accused Kyiv of his killing.
“In Donetsk, the leader of the DPR, Zakharchenko has died as a result of a terrorist act. We have reasons to believe that the Kyiv regime is behind this murder,” said the official speaker of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
She also officially accused the Ukrainian authorities of abandoning the Minsk …
Russia and Turkey agreed to prepare an operation against the militant group al-Nusrah Front, in the Syrian region of Idlib, together with forces of the Syrian President, Bashar Assad, stated the Russian Minister of Foreign Affair, Sergey Lavrov, TASS reports. “I very much hope that our partners in the West will indulge in provocations and dramatizations, and will not oppose the antiterrorist operations in the de-escalation zone against the al-Nusrah Front,” he said.
Idlib, a refuge for …
The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a telephone conversation with the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov, during which the two sides discussed the situation with the Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, reported the press service of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Mike Pompeo discussed the issue of Oleg Sentsov’s imprisonment who is accused of involvement in terrorist activities. He was given the relevant explanations,” reads the message.
The political department of the UN Secretariat issued a “secret directive” that prohibits all bodies of the organization from participating in the restoration of the Syrian economy, Interfax reports citing Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.
“Only humanitarian aid, nothing else,” the Minister added. He said that this was an attempt by a group of countries to manipulate the UN Secretariat “for their own geopolitical benefit.” According to Lavrov, the directive stipulates that …