News and events

2017-09-21
On September 20 in New York, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in the meeting of E3+3 and Iranian foreign ministers on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) reg...
2017-09-19
On September 19, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commis...
2017-09-19
On September 19, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov had a meeting with Ambassador Vygaudas Usackas, Head of the EU Delegation to Russia, in connection with the completion of his mission in Moscow....
2017-09-18
The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic (hereinafter referred to as “Guarant...
2017-09-15
Excerpt from the briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, 15 September 2017 We took note that on 14 September 2017, the EU Council once again rubber stamped the decision to ...
2017-09-15
The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly opened in New York on September 12. UN member states have convened at this crucial international forum to discuss a wide range of current global and regiona...
2017-09-15
Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of France Emmanuel Macron at the initiative of the French party. September 15, 2017 15:30 Vladimir Putin asked Emmanuel Macron to conve...
2017-09-14
On September 14, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov met with Vygaudas Usackas, the European Union’s Ambassador to Russia, in connection with the completion of his mission in Moscow. During the ...
2017-09-11
At the initiative of the German side, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel. Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel exchange...
2017-09-08
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a joint news conference following talks with French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian Moscow Septe...
2017-09-05
President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered Russian journalists’ questions following his visit to China to take part in the BRICS Summit. Vladimir Putin summed up the results of the BRICS Summit an...
2017-09-04
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich’s remarks at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on the situation in Ukraine and the need to implement the Mins...
2017-09-04
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich’s remarks on the persecution of journalists in Ukraine delivered at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council Vien...
2017-09-01
Moscow, September 1, 2017 Mr Torkunov, Mr Bazhanov, Friends, I am happy to welcome all of you to our meeting, traditionally held at the beginning of the academic year, including the studen...