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November 1, 2012
There is no military solution to the Syrian conflict as mercenaries fighting on the side of the Syrian insurgents keep arriving in the country from neighbouring states, says Sergei Lavrov.
October 30, 2012
The Russian Foreign Minister said the family of nations must continue its efforts to find a peaceful solution for Syria
October 29, 2012
In this backdrop, the question naturally arises whether Brahimi, one of the UN’s most experienced trouble-shooters, will be able to achieve a breakthrough in finding a solution to the Syrian crisis
October 24, 2012
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Rossiiskaya Gazeta that the Syrian crisis is part of a 'big geopolitical game'
October 19, 2012
A rally in support of Syrian people
October 15, 2012
The incident happened two days following the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s postponement of his planned visit to Turkey
October 15, 2012
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied information from the leading human rights organization that Syrian authorities used Russian-made cluster bombs against rebels.
October 5, 2012
The South Asian neighbours are capable of solving bilateral disputes without Moscow’s intervention, according to the Russian Foreign Minister
October 2, 2012
The Foreign Ministry has called on NATO and Middle East countries not to devise pretexts for military intervention in Syria.
September 30, 2012
Russian Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin warns Western partners of Russia against recurrence of the mistakes made in Libya.
September 29, 2012
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated on Friday that conflicting sides in Syria must first of all stop violence and maintain ceasefire to begin resolving the ongoing conflict in the country.
September 27, 2012
Despite the commercial and geopolitical interests that Moscow has in the Middle East, it seeks avoiding any unnecessary upheavals, not to mention conflicts between civilizations and religions
September 25, 2012
Challenges brought by the current Arab revolutions have inevitably led to further deterioration in the bilateral relationship between Russia and Saudi Arabia
September 12, 2012
Russia deems unacceptable an indifferent attitude towards the tragedy in Syria, but warns against taking sides in the Syrian conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
September 9, 2012
Russia will push the UN Security Council this month to endorse a Syria peace plan brokered in Geneva, Russia's foreign minister has said.
September 4, 2012
The NAM summit animated its image as being a platform entangling itself with bilateral conflicts than actually contributing towards its resolution
September 4, 2012
The crucial question is not whether the Assad regime will hold for a few weeks or months, but how it will impact the region and the world if the Assad regime goes or is saved
September 3, 2012
There is no alternative to the Kofi Annan Plan and the Geneva Communique for the beginning of the peace dialog in Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov microblogged in the Twitter on Sunday.
August 31, 2012
Russia has called on the United States and the European Union to immediately lift all unilateral sanctions their imposed in regard to Syria, Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said.
August 24, 2012
Russia has no plans to give up trade and economic cooperation with Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry officials said, commenting on the possibility of giving a credit to Damascus.