Contents tagged with Lavrov

  • Lavrov: Russian nuclear doctrine will apply to newly annexed territories of Ukraine

    Russian legislation and military doctrines will apply to new territories if their entry into Russia is enshrined in the country's constitution, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference at the UN.

    "The entire territory of the Russian Federation, which is stipulated and can additionally be stipulated in the Russian Constitution, is certainly under the full protection of the state. This is absolutely natural. All laws, doctrines, concepts, strategies of the Russian …

  • Lavrov: Russia is ready to guarantee safety of Ukrainian grain exports

    Russia is ready to provide security guarantees for ships that are blocked in Ukrainian ports. 

    "The main thing is that this should be ensured either by demining or by the organization of free passages. As for international waters, Russia guarantees the safety of these vessels up to the Bosphorus Strait, and we have an understanding with Turkey on this subject," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

    Earlier, Turkey explained that the consent of the Ukrainian and Russian sides is needed …

  • Russian Foreign Minister to discuss export of Ukrainian grain during talks in Turkey

    The export of Ukrainian grain will be one of the main topics during the talks of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Turkey next week, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov at a briefing.

    Journalists asked the Kremlin spokesman to comment on media reports that in the coming days Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, and the UN plan to hold a meeting in Istanbul to discuss a roadmap for allowing ships carrying grain from Ukrainian ports.

    "Next week, indeed, our foreign …

  • Russia accuses Israel of ‘supporting Nazism in Ukraine’

    The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Israel of supporting the "neo-Nazi regime" in Ukraine.

    "We drew attention to the ahistorical statements of Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, largely explaining the course of the current Israeli government to support the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv," said the Russian Foreign Ministry on Twitter.

    The Russian Foreign Ministry published a link to its article with selective examples of Jewish cooperation with the Nazis during the Second World War. The article …

  • Lavrov on Zelensky: Hitler had Jewish blood too

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Italian news agency Mediaset that Adolf Hitler had Jewish blood too, and the most ardent anti-Semites, as a rule, are Jews. The text of the interview was published on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    "He (President Volodymyr Zelensky) puts forward the argument: what kind of Nazification can there be if he is Jewish. I could be wrong, but Adolf Hitler also had Jewish blood. It means absolutely nothing. The wise …

  • Lavrov: Russia is liberating the world from western oppression

    Russia's special operation in Ukraine contributes to the process of freeing the world from the neo-colonial oppression of the West, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

    According to Lavrov, Western countries are trying to suppress with the crudest methods those states that pursue an independent course in domestic and foreign policy. As an example, Lavrov said that the United States seeks to dictate conditions to Latin America and …

  • Lavrov: Russia wants to avoid nuclear war

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russian wants to avoid a nuclear war.

    "This is our principled position. We proceed from it, and, of course, now, when the risks are very, very significant, I would not like these risks to be artificially inflated. But there are a lot of people who want this. The danger is serious, it is real, it cannot be underestimated," Lavrov said on the air of the program "The Big Game" on Russia 1 TV Channel.

    Lavrov also said that he hopes that Western …

  • Lavrov: Russian ‘special operation’ in Ukraine is meant to end U.S. world dominance

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov named another goal of Russia's "special operation" in Ukraine. According to him, it is meant to put an end to the reckless expansion of the United States and its course towards domination in the world.

    Lavrov explained that Washington is building its dominance "with gross violations of international law," adjusting the international rules accordingly.

    Earlier, the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, said that one of the main goals of …

  • Russia accuses Ukraine of attempting to break off negotiations after the events in Bucha

    The Ukrainian side tried to break off negotiations with Russia after the publication of footage from the city of Bucha, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. He called photos and videos with images of dead bodies a provocation, the purpose of which was "to distract attention from the negotiation process, to distract attention from the fact that the Ukrainian side began to play back after talks in Istanbul, tried to put forward new conditions."

    "The question arises: what is the reason …

  • Lavrov: Russia will attack any military cargo going into Ukraine

    The Russian army will attack any military cargo that will be delivered to the territory of Ukraine, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with the Russian VT channel RT.

    "We have made it very clear that any cargo that will enter the territory of Ukraine and which, we will assume, transport weapons, will become a legitimate target. This is completely understandable," the Foreign Minister said.

    At the same time, Lavrov especially warned NATO countries against supplying …