Borrell sends EU formal response to Lavrov

Brussels 10.02.2022 Anna van Densky: The European Union has formally handed over its collective response to the letter of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the European security issues, the EEAS spokesperson announced, and Russian diplomatic mission to the EU confirmed. EU formally conveys collective response to Russian Foreign Minister’s letter:https://t.co/NPEtwCzgFj pic.twitter.com/SdUN4hrMFW — TASS (@tassagency_en)…

Russia retaliates U.S.measures

Brusssels 16.04.2021 Moscow will shortly publish a list of eight senior US officials and public figures that will be permanently banned from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on Friday, April 16. (Image above: Moscow City). 🔴#LIVE: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey #Lavrov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of #Serbia Nikola…

Lavrov: journalist Vyshinky case “absurd”

Russian Minister of Foreign affairs Sergey Lavrov  reiterated Moscow demands of respect of his human rights and immediate liberation of journalist Kirill Vyshinky (pictured) arrested in Ukraine. FM #Lavrov: The trial against Kirill #Vyshinsky in #Ukraine is absurd. The journalist was arrested illegally, only because he worked for a Russian media outlet and honestly covered current…

US Monroe doctrine threatens Cuba and Nicaragua

Washington’s political take on a number of Latin American countries is unacceptable, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the 27th Assembly of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy (SWAP) on April 13. (Image: archive). “The Americans openly interfere in the internal affairs of sovereign states. Everyone knows about Venezuela, the blitzkrieg change failed,…

Japan considers visa-free for Russians

Moscow has welcomed the deliberations in Tokyo for ending the visa system for Russians travelling to Japan, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Kremlin welcomes Tokyo's consideration of making Japan visa-free for Russianshttps://t.co/Epde78aGL3 © AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi pic.twitter.com/zU6YvUa6vV — TASS (@tassagency_en) February 15, 2019 “Such discussions are undoubtedly welcomed and this fits into the general course…

US-Russia diplomatic expulsions quid pro quo

Russia will expel 60 US diplomats and close the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. #Lavrov: We will retaliate in kind, but there will be more. These include the expulsion of the same number of US diplomats and our decision to withdraw our consent to the operation of @USinStPete https://t.co/fBjicEuykk…

Lavrov: principle of reciprocity in effect

The UK deliberately seeks to undermine relations with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono. “There is no doubt that the current British authorities have deliberately taken a course aimed at undermining bilateral relations,” Lavrov said. “If they continue to pursue this course and take new actions…

23 British diplomats “personae non gratae” in Russia

Twenty three (23) British diplomats have been declared personae non gratae and will be expelled within a week, Russia’s Foreign Ministry Sergey Lavrov said in a statement after the British Ambassador to Moscow Laurie Bristow was summoned. British ambassador to Moscow arrives at Russian foreign ministryhttps://t.co/djD077o6lz pic.twitter.com/Vg2H5FW57K — TASS (@tassagency_en) March 17, 2018 “Twenty three…

Moscow to mirror UK expel of 23 diplomats

Moscow will ‘definitely’ expel British diplomats in wake of UK’s reaction to Skripal case, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said. BREAKING: Moscow will ‘definitely’ expel British diplomats in wake of UK’s reaction to Skripal case – Lavrov https://t.co/MSgPq4fV2Z pic.twitter.com/gln1Bb1esb — RT (@RT_com) March 15, 2018 Previously Lavrov insisted on respect of international law,…

Lavrov expects samples of poison from UK

Moscow will not respond to the UK request about a clandestine USSR chemical weapon allegedly ‘Novichok’ used in an ex-double agent’s poisoning until a sample of the element is provided, the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said. BREAKING: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is demanding access to samples of the nerve agent that poisoned…