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Montevideo, June 4th 2023 - 19:51 UTC

Tag: Sergei Lavrov

  • Friday, April 21st 2023 - 10:05 UTC

    Lavrov strengthens Moscow's ties with Havanna

    Raúl Castro (left) also met with Díaz-Canel (center) and the Russian dignitary (right)

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Thursday told Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel that Moscow continued to reject the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by Washington on Havanna. The Russian diplomat also met with former President Raúl Castro and with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla during the last stop of his Latin America and Caribbean tour which included Brazil, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 10:35 UTC

    Which Latin American country is one of Russia's “most loyal partners”?

    Lavrov is to visit Nicaragua and Cuba next

    During the second stop of his Latin American tour after Brasilia and ahead of Cuba and Nicaragua, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Tuesday said in Caracas in front of his local colleague Yván Gil Pinto that Venezuela was “without a doubt” one of Russia's “most loyal partners.”

  • Tuesday, April 18th 2023 - 06:33 UTC

    Ukraine war: Russia praises Brazil's pro peace position but is scolded by United States

    “We are grateful to our Brazilian friends for their clear understanding of the genesis of the situation [in Ukraine],” said >Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov in Brasilia

    Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Brasilia on Monday, where he discussed issues such as trade and Russia’s war in Ukraine with members of Lula’s administration.

  • Monday, April 17th 2023 - 09:04 UTC

    Russian FM kicks off Latin American tour in Brazil

    Lavrov praised the region's not taking sides in the Ukrainian conflict

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is off on a Latin American tour during which he will visit Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba between April 17 and 21 to strengthen bilateral cooperation in political, economic, commercial, educational, and humanitarian matters, according to Moscow.

  • Sunday, April 2nd 2023 - 11:27 UTC

    Russia takes over the rotating UN Security Council presidency

    Moscow will however not sponsor from the UN any action regarding Russia's war with Ukraine

    Russia took over the United Nations Security Council rotating presidency on Saturday promising to act as an honest broker, Moscow's First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky said on Telegram. He added that all attempts to provoke Russia are doomed to fail. “Unlike our former Western partners, we play fair in the international arena and we do not promote double standards,” he added.

  • Saturday, July 9th 2022 - 09:49 UTC

    Russian envoy cast aside by many as G20 Summit of FMs comes to an end

    Ukraine's Foreign Minister made a virtual appearance to address food security

    Foreign Ministers of the G20 countries had a bitter day rounding up their two-day meeting Friday in Bali, Indonesia, as the case of the war in Ukraine took center stage and divided positions among attendees.

  • Wednesday, June 29th 2022 - 10:08 UTC

    Russia endorses Argentine, Iran joining BRICS

    “The preliminary process has started,” Lavrov said

    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Tuesday said his country would welcome the enlargement of the BRICS bloc made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa by adding Argentina and Iran to the list of member nations.

  • Thursday, June 2nd 2022 - 10:39 UTC

    “Russia and Saudi Arabia closer than ever”, ahead of OPEC+ meeting

    Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov met with his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, and ahead of this week´s OPEC+

    The OPEC+ alliance is solid and the tight cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia has never been stronger, said Russian Foreign Ministry Sergey Lavrov, following a meeting with his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, and ahead of this week´s OPEC+ meeting to consider output levels.

  • Wednesday, April 27th 2022 - 09:40 UTC

    No progress after Guterres meeting with Putin in Moscow

    Guterres will now go to Kyiv to meet a disgusted Zelensky, who said there was no logic and no justice in the UN chief's having gone to Moscow first

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday told United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that no solution could be achieved in the crisis with Ukraine without solving the territorial issue of Crimea and Donbas.

  • Tuesday, February 22nd 2022 - 20:13 UTC

    West launches sanctions against Russia, but door still open to diplomacy

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are still to meet thisrov week to discuss the ongoing events

    Western powers have started imposing sanctions on Russia for its unilateral decision to move into the rogue Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region, which have now proclaimed themselves as independent republics (DPR and LPR) with friendship agreements with Moscow which include dual citizenship, mutual defense, and a unified currency.