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Russia urges Pakistan foreign minister to resolve issues with India bilaterally

August 15, 2019 6:54 am

A Russian Foreign Ministry statement said that Moscow “emphasised the need for de-escalation of tensions, and that there is no alternative to resolve differences between Pakistan and India except bilaterally through political and diplomatic means.”

Mike Pompeo, Russia's Lavrov see hope for improved US-Russia ties

May 14, 2019 8:35 pm

Both Pompeo and Lavrov smiled and appeared to be at ease when they greeted each other in the Black Sea city of Sochi, with the secretary of state telling his Russian counterpart ``Great to see you again!"

Ajit Doval, Russia's FM Sergei Lavrov discuss ways to combat terror

May 12, 2018 12:33 am

"We have a very full agenda in our bilateral relations. Economic ties are growing, and a mechanism is being developed to further liberalise trade both bilaterally and as part of India's cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Union," said Sergei Lavrov.

US risks sparking North Korea 'escalation': Sergei Lavrov

October 10, 2017 9:47 am

Russia's top diplomat "called for resolution of differences exclusively through diplomatic methods."

India-Russia friendship rock solid: Sushma Swaraj

September 06, 2017 3:39 pm

According to a tweet by the Indian Embassy in Russia, Sushma Swaraj also said that there was no way this friendship could get weak.

Russia urges against 'giving in to emotions' over North Korea

September 05, 2017 11:51 pm

Vladimir Putin warned earlier Tuesday of a global catastrophe unless a diplomatic solution is reached over North Korea and rejected US calls for more sanctions as "useless", widening a split among major powers over how to rein in Pyongyang.

Rex Tillerson: US to respond by September 1 to Russia's expulsion of diplomats

August 07, 2017 1:06 pm

Moscow's response to the sanctions was to announce it would force the US to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people. That move stoked confusion in Washington, given that the US is believed to have far fewer than 755 American employees in Russia.

Rex Tillerson says US, Russia can settle problems, ease tension

August 07, 2017 12:29 pm

Tillerson said Russia had also expressed some willingness to resume talks about the crisis in Ukraine, where a 2015 ceasefire between Kiev's forces and Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country is regularly violated.

Russia ready to help mediate in Qatar row if asked - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

July 24, 2017 11:23 pm

"We are interested in this crisis being overcome, taking into account mutual concerns and finding solutions which will be acceptable for all participants of this process," Lavrov told Kurdish television channel Rudaw.

Donald Trump allegedly shares 'highly classified' info with Russians: Report

May 17, 2017 1:29 am

The report alleges that Trump shared information about laptops on planes, which was given to the US by an ally who did not give consent for it to be shared with Russia.