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On the situation around the Kerch Strait

On November 25 three warships of the Ukrainian Navy en route from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea crossed the state border of the Russian Federation in its territorial waters in the Kerch Strait....

Russian Foreign Ministry Statement

The Foreign Ministry hereby issues a strong protest against the gross violation of the rules of peaceful passage in the territorial waters of ​​the Russian Federation in the Black Sea by...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani

On August 27, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani. The officials discussed important current issues...

MESSAGE OF TELEGRAM FROM PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. VLADIMIR PUTIN

Esteemed Mr. Imran Khan, Please accept my sincere congratulations on election to the post of the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Russia attaches great importance to...

TEXT OF TELEGRAM FROM MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. SERGEY LAVROV

Esteemed Mr. Qureshi, Please accept my sincere congratulations on appointment to the post of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. I warmly remember our...

On the visit of the Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin

On August 6-7, 2018 Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation Colonel General Alexander V. Fomin visited the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to participate in the first Russia-Pakistan Joint...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the rescue of Russian mountaineer

On July 31, Pakistani military helicopters rescued Russian mountaineer Alexander Gukov, who had been stranded for several days without equipment or food at a height of 6,200 metres on Latok I in...

Meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia

Vladimir Putin took part in a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia at international organisations and associations, where he outlined...

Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation issued the commentary on the terrorist act in Pakistan

On July 13, in the Mastung district of the Balochistan province of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, a terrorist act was committed during the pre-election rally, killing 128 people and wounding...

TEXT OF A MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION H.E. MR. VLADIMIR PUTIN

Esteemed Mr. President, Esteemed Mr. Prime Minister,   Please accept my deepest condolences in connection with the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in the province of...

Statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry on the CWC Special Session

On June 27, a Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), convened at the initiative of a number of Western countries led by the UK,...

Foreign Minister S.Lavrov’s interview with Channel 4, Moscow, June 29, 2018

Question:  Foreign Minister, the summit is happening in Helsinki. Russian President V.Putin and US President D.Trump together. Is this the post-West world order that you have talked of in...

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE RESULTS OF BRIEFING TO THE OPCW WITH PARTICIPATION OF DOUMA’S RESIDENTS

Introduction of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OPCW, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Netherlands A.V.Shulgin.

Foreign Ministry statement on developments around the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme

We are deeply disappointed by US President Donald Trump’s decision to unilaterally give up commitments to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme (JCPOA) and to reinstate the US sanctions on Iran.

Press release on the creation of the National Association of International Information Security

Faced with mounting threats in the information space, civil society continues to look for the most effective ways to counter these challenges, using various forms of consolidated efforts by professionals. The non-governmental sector is ready to contribute to international information security and make the information space a secure environment.

Remarks by Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, following UNSC meeting on the situation around the Salisbury incident

Q:   When you said that there was a high probability that intelligence agents from some countries were behind it? A:   I said it was highly likely. I was making the same...

Statement by Ambassador Vassily A. Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, at the Security Council meeting on the letter 
by the United Kingdom dated 13 March 2018

Mr. President, On 14 March, 2018, the Security Council followed up on a letter from Prime Minister of United Kingdom Teresa May by an open meeting. The letter brought heinous and totally...

The Russian party’s questions for the OPCW’s Technical Secretariat regarding the UK’s fabricated “Skripal case”

On April 1, the Permanent Representation of the Russian Federation to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) sent the following questions regarding the fabricated...