Sergey Vershinin

Next Astana format meeting on Syria scheduled for spring

Next Astana format meeting on Syria scheduled for spring

The next international meeting on Syria in the Astana format is planned for this spring, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said. "A high-level meeting, I think, [is due] in spring," TASS cited him as saying. …

Russia, U.S. and China call for Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

Russia, U.S. and China call for Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

UN Security Council's open debate on the tensions between Israel and Palestine amid the former's attacks in Gaza ended with no concrete outcome on Sunday. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin took the floor, …

Israel and Iran on brink of war?

Israel and Iran on brink of war?

The risk of a war with Israel is very high, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the Munich Security Conference. "Certainly, some people are looking for war …as Israel," the head of the Iranian foreign …

Lavrov to meet UN envoy for Syria on January 21

Lavrov to meet UN envoy for Syria on January 21

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen in Moscow on January 21, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei …

 Russian and Iranian diplomats discuss Syria

Russian and Iranian diplomats discuss Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin and Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev have held talks with senior aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi …

Iranian deputy FM to hold consultations in Russia

Iranian deputy FM to hold consultations in Russia

A senior assistant to the Iranian Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, will visit Moscow on October 23 to participate in consultations at the Russian Foreign Ministry, Russian deputy Foreign …

Russia and Israel discuss situation in Syria

Russia and Israel discuss situation in Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin held a meeting with Israeli Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren on July 4, according to the press release posted on the website of the Russian foreign …

Date of next meeting on Syria in Astana format revealed

Date of next meeting on Syria in Astana format revealed

The next meeting in the Astana format that will involve three Syrian ceasefire guarantor nations - Iran, Russia and Turkey - will be held in Sochi on July 30-31, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said. …

Astana step towards peace in Syria

Astana step towards peace in Syria

The Syrian government's and opposition factions' representatives will meet in Astana today for talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran, following a ceasefire in the crisis-torn country endorsed by the UN Security Council on December 31, …