Antony Blinken sets G-20 meeting with Chinese FM; silent on Russia

Secretary of State will meet China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the G-20 gathering in Bali. Blinken and Lavrov last met in Geneva, Switzerland in January in what turned out to be a fruitless bid to forestall Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The US and China are at severe odds over numerous issues ranging from trade and human rights to Taiwan and disputes in the South China Sea.
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3 hours ago

Sergei Lavrov slams expulsion of 70 Russian envoys from Bulgaria, vows to hit back

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lashed out at Bulgaria for the unexplained mass expulsion of 70 Russian diplomats. Lavrov claimed that Sofia was under pressure by the US to expel the employees from the Russian embassy. He added that the unprecedented dismissal of the diplomatic staff largely impacted the normal day-to-day operation of the embassy.
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16 hours ago

Lavrov says Moscow has no illusions that EU's 'Russophobic policies' will change

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov in Baku on Friday. Lavrov stated that Moscow has no illusions that the European Union would soon change its stance toward Russia and abandon its Russophobic policies. The Russian minister also claimed that EU candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova would not pose any threat to Russia.
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1 weeks ago

Iranian FM meets Lavrov, offers to initiate visa-free regime for Russian...

Iran on Thursday professed to initiate a visa-free regime for business trips. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov landed in Tehran to hold bilateral meetings with top Iranian officials including President Ebrahim Raisi and FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, on Thursday. Abdollahian pitched the idea of abolishing visas for Russians who wish to visit Iran for business.
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1 weeks ago

Russia FM Sergei Lavrov arrives in Iran to discuss Nuclear Deal, bilateral ties

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Iran on Wednesday for his two-day visit. Lavrov met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi soon after arriving in Tehran, the nation's capital. Lavrov is scheduled to meet Iran's senior officials to talk about the discussion that seeks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and global powers.
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1 weeks ago

G20 ministerial meeting: No plans for Lavrov-Blinken talks on sidelines...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will not be holding a meeting or any talks during the upcoming G20 ministerial meeting in Indonesia. Ryabkov: Moscow has established several other channels of communication through the embassies to address current issues. Russia recently approved a proposal to terminate a memorandum of understanding with the US in the field of culture, humanitarian and social sciences, as well as education and mass media.
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1 weeks ago

FM Sergey Lavrov says Russia is ready to ensure safety of ships leaving...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara. Lavrov said that Russia is ready to ensure the safety of ships leaving Ukrainian ports. He also assured that Moscow will not take advantage of Ukrainian ports for military purposes. Lavrov also emphasised that the issue with Ukrainian grain, which the West and Kyiv are categorising as a universal disaster, has no relation to the global food crisis.
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3 weeks ago

Russia’s Lavrov calls decision to block plane ‘unprecedented’

Three eastern European countries closed airspace to an official plane that would have carried Moscow’s top diplomat to Belgrade on Monday. The Kremlin described that as a hostile action. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov described the move as ‘unprecedented’ and said he had yet to receive an explanation for their decision.
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4 weeks ago

Russian FM Lavrov terms NATO's refusal to allow his plane into Serbia as...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov condemned some NATO countries' decisions to not allow his aircraft to enter Serbia for a visit. Lavrov had to abandon his visit to Siberia as Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro closed their airspace for the minister. US asks Serbia to condemn Russia's actions and impose embargoes for its attack on Ukraine.
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4 weeks ago

Lavrov cancels visit to Serbia as Bulgaria, others close airspace amid...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov cancelled his visit to Siberia as Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Montenegro closed their airspace for the minister. Notably, Lavrov had been due to hold talks in Belgrade on Monday, June 6, with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. Serbia's application for European Union membership stuck in limbo as it maintains close ties with Russia.
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4 weeks ago

US supply of advanced rocket systems to Ukraine can drag 'third country'...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the move will raise the risk of dragging a third country into the conflict. The new military aid of $700 million, announced on Wednesday, includes air surveillance radars, Javelin anti-tank weapons, anti-armour weapons, artillery rounds, helicopters, and tactical vehicles.
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1 months ago