Contents tagged with Sergey Lavrov

  • Kerry tells Lavrov that the US 'strongly objects' to the maneuvers of Russian aircraft over the Baltic

    US Secretary of State John Kerry held a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday, in which the former “strongly objected” to the maneuvers of Russian aircraft earlier this week when two Su-24s buzzed a US naval destroyer in the Baltic Sea, a State Department press release reported.

    The Russian attack aircraft reportedly made 11 passes over the USS Donald Cook on Monday. On at least one occasion, the aircraft came within an estimated 10 meters of the naval …

  • Russian Foreign Ministry confirms Lavrov and Kerry discussed Savchenko case

    During a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Moscow, the two diplomats discussed the fate of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, reports Interfax. The exact results of the talks remain unknown.

     "Yes, the issue was raised," answered the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, when asked if Kerry and Lavrov discussed the issue.

    According to Zakharova, the talks between the Foreign Minister and Secretary of State …

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss Syrian peace talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have spoken over the phone about the upcoming UN-sponsored Syrian peace talks in Geneva. The talks will be the largest effort yet to find a peaceful solution to the Syrian Civil War that has raged for almost 5 years.

    Kerry’s call to Lavrov comes three days after a face-to-face meeting between the two in Zurich, following which a joint statement was released saying "particular attention was given to the need to form a …

  • Kerry and Lavrov to Meet Next Week in Zurich

    The Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergei Lavrov, and the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, will meet on January 20th in Zurich to discuss the situations in Ukraine and Syria, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. This meeting was agreed upon during a telephone conference on January 14th.

    "According to the instructions of the Presidents of Russia and the U.S., while discussing current international issues yesterday, the Foreign Ministers continued to work towards the resolution …