Sergei Lavrov

  • Russia has no intention of sending troops to Ukraine: Sergei Lavrov 29-03-2014 04:40 PM

    Russian said on Saturday it had no intention of sending its armed forces into Ukraine, signalling Moscow wants to ease tensions in the worst East-West standoff since the Cold war. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reinforced a message from President Vladimir Putin that Russia will settle - at least for now...
  • US, Russia reach deal on Syria resolution 27-09-2013 07:57 AM

    United Nations:US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that the US and Russia have reached an agreement on a UN Security Council resolution about Syrian chemical weapons. "I was pleased to have a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and we did reach an agreement with respect to...
  • Netanyahu gives guarded response to US-Russia deal on Syrian chemical weapons 15-09-2013 03:52 PM

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a guarded response on Sunday to US-Russian deal on Syria's chemical weapons, saying it would be judged on whether it achieved "complete destruction" of the arsenal. "We hope the understandings reached between the United States and Russiaregarding the Syrian chemical weapons will yield results,"...
  • Syrian opposition rejects Russian proposal 10-09-2013 07:21 PM

    A major Syrian opposition group issued a statement in Istanbul on Tuesday to reject a Russian plan that proposes to put Damascus's chemical weapons under international control to avert a US strike on the country. The opposition Syrian National Coalition said the proposal, put forward by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...
  • Obama, Putin face difficult talks on Syria at G8 conference 15-06-2013 07:28 AM

    Washington: After authorizing US weapons for rebels in Syria, President Barack Obama faces difficult talks on ending the civil war there when he meets next week with the Syrian government's most powerful ally: Russian President Vladimir Putin. The pair will hold their first private, face-to-face meeting in a year on...
  • US, Russia battle it out over missile space shield 13-10-2007 02:15 PM

    Port Elizabeth: One team is loaded with star power, the other with commoners. One boasts of specialists who pride in demolishing the opposition, the other has six players who can bat and bowl. One is led by a T20 World Cup winning skipper, the other who has not even played...