Russia said on Tuesday that the resignation of “radically-minded” Syrian opposition figures such as Riyad Hijab would help unite the disparate opponents of President Bashar al-Assad around a more “realistic” platform.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said return to a situation, which was before the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is impossible, adding “There can be no talk on the renewal of the UN Security Council’s sanctions.”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has praised the international nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), describing it as one of the most important achievements of the international community.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he believed his US colleagues were ready to continue dialogue with Moscow on complex issues despite bilateral tensions and the imposition of fresh US sanctions against Russia.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be on a tour to the Southeast Asian states, namely the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand, on August 6-10, and is expected to hold a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministerial meeting in Manila.
US attempts to set preconditions for the return of Russian diplomatic property seized in New York and Maryland are "daylight robbery", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, the RIA news agency reported.