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US presence in Syria illegal, its practices east of Euphrates unacceptable 13 Oct 2018

US presence in Syria illegal, its practices east of Euphrates unacceptable

 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov criticized the illegal US presence in Syria, saying that Washington’s practices east of the Euphrates River are unacceptable. In an interview given to media outlets on Friday, Lavrov said that Idleb is not the last problematic place in Syria, as there are large territories east of the Euphrates River where […]

Syrian government has sovereign right over its territory 01 Sep 2018

Syrian government has sovereign right over its territory

 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed that the Syrian government has the sovereign right over its territory, pointing out that Russia supports all efforts to resolve the crisis in Syria in accordance with the UN Security Council resolution no.2254. In a press conference with his Eritrean counterpart Osman Saleh, Lavrov said that terrorists are preparing […]

Lavrov says efforts underway to eradicate terrorism in Syria 25 Aug 2018

Lavrov says efforts underway to eradicate terrorism in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed that efforts must be carried through to achieve a political settlement to the crisis in Syria and a complete elimination of terrorism in it. During a press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Moscow on Friday, Lavrov said “We discussed international problems, focused on Syria, reviewed implementation […]

Conditions ripe for return of Syrian refugees home 21 Aug 2018

Conditions ripe for return of Syrian refugees home

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that conditions are ripe for the return of the Syrian refugees to their country, pointing out that more than seven thousand displaced Syrians have returned to their home from Lebanon only during the last month. During a joint press conference with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil, Lavrov said that […]

Lavrov hails Aktau Convention as groundwork for settling issues 16 Aug 2018

Lavrov hails Aktau Convention as groundwork for settling issues

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that Convention on Caspian Sea’s legal status laid the groundwork for settling all outstanding issues. The convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea that has been recently signed by the president of the five littoral states, namely Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Azerbaijan, has laid […]

With Iran, Turkey we defeated terrorists in Syria: Lavrov 15 Aug 2018

With Iran, Turkey we defeated terrorists in Syria: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov asserted while Iran, Turkey and Russia held different stances, finally they managed to eliminate terrorists in Syria and now eliminating Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization is the main task. “The fact that Turkey, Russia and Iran, having not always concurring and sometimes far from concurring stances on this or that aspect […]

Lavrov, Guterres discuss crisis in Syria 14 Aug 2018

Lavrov, Guterres discuss crisis in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres discussed the crisis in Syria and others international issues. There was an exchange of opinions regarding issues on the UN agenda with a special emphasis on Syrian settlement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. Lavrov and Guterres also discussed the […]

Russia slams U.S. sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal 08 Aug 2018

Russia slams U.S. sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal

Russia has said it will do “everything necessary” to save the 2015 nuclear deal and protect its shared economic interests with Tehran, according to CNBC. The Russian Foreign Ministry website published a statement on Tuesday stating that Moscow is “deeply disappointed by U.S. steps to reimpose its national sanctions against Iran.” It added, “We will […]

Lavrov underlines importance of helping Syria in reconstruction 23 Jul 2018

Lavrov underlines importance of helping Syria in reconstruction

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov underlined the importance of helping Syria in the reconstruction of the country after the end of the crisis in it. Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that there was a telephone call between Lavrov and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi in which the two sides discussed the […]

Lavrov, Pompeo discuss Syria by phone 22 Jul 2018

Lavrov, Pompeo discuss Syria by phone

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed over phone cooperation in solving the crisis in Syria. The Russian Foreign Ministry said in statement on Saturday that Lavrov and Pompeo discussed during the call initiated by the US side the situation in Syria and means of cooperation to deliver humanitarian […]