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Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed by phone on Thursday the prospects for resuming the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear …

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia expels 24 diplomats of Italian Embassy in Moscow

Russia has decided to expel 24 diplomats of the Italian Embassy in Moscow as part of its retaliatory measures, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. "Yes, this is true," she told journalists …

Lavrov: Russia won’t be left without Internet

Lavrov: Russia won’t be left without Internet

Russia won’t be left without the Internet, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday. "I assure you that the tasks clearly set now by president [Vladimir Putin] will be implemented, and neither you nor I will be left …

Lavrov and Bayramov discuss bilateral relations in Dushanbe

Lavrov and Bayramov discuss bilateral relations in Dushanbe

A meeting was held between Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov on May 12 on the sidelines of the meeting of CIS Council of Foreign Ministers in Dushanbe. The …

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Dushanbe

Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs to meet in Dushanbe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan will hold a meeting in Dushanbe on the sidelines of the meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers' …

Zakharova: contacts between Moscow and Kiev take place

Zakharova: contacts between Moscow and Kiev take place

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that contacts between Russia and Ukraine in the sphere of talks proceed. "Contacts [between Russia and Ukraine] are ongoing," she said on Radio Sputnik. …

Russia not to be excluded from UN Security Council

Russia not to be excluded from UN Security Council

It is impossible to deprive Russia of the status of a permanent member of the UN Security Council, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, told PBS Newshour. …

Russian MFA says talks with Ukraine are stagnant

Russian MFA says talks with Ukraine are stagnant

Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine are stagnant, Alexey Zaitsev, deputy director of the information and press department at the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday. "Russian-Ukrainian talks are in a state of …

Lavrov and Mirzoyan discuss Azerbaijan-Armenia peace treaty

Lavrov and Mirzoyan discuss Azerbaijan-Armenia peace treaty

Issues related to a peace treaty between Baku and Yerevan were among the topics of a telephone conversation between Russian and Armenian Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Ararat Mirzoyan, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday. …

Lavrov: Moscow do not recognize Taliban

Lavrov: Moscow do not recognize Taliban

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the issuance of accreditation to a diplomat from the government of the Taliban movement banned in Russia does not mean their official recognition. "This does not mean …

Russia's special representative to visit Baku soon

Russia's special representative to visit Baku soon

Russia's new special representative for normalizing Azerbaijan-Armenia relations Igor Khovaev will visit Baku in the near future, Russia's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said during a weekly briefing. According to …