Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by phone on Thursday it was unacceptable to politicize the work of chemical weapons inspectors in Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry said. Continue reading
Russia expects Washington to answer questions on the US new strategy in Syria in a frank and comprehensible way, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. Continue reading
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has given assurances that Washington’s only goal in Syria is fighting ISIS, the TASS news agency cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. Continue reading
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expects the next round of consultations on Syria in Astana to yield good results, just like the previous ones. Continue reading
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, said that the United States is an uninvited guest in Syria, RIA Novosti reported.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on the Syria crisis with his American counterpart Rex Tillerson, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters that breaking the Deir Ez Zor siege by the Syrian Army is an important step in the fight against terrorism in Syria.
“Indeed, it is an important milestone in the war on terror in Syria, the siege of Deir Ez Zor has been broken, where the Syrian troops and civilians remained besieged by the ISIS militants for several years,” he said, TASS reported.
“Now that the siege is broken, conditions have been created for achieving another important task, which is the liberation of Deir Ez Zor from terrorists,” the Russian top diplomat added.
“The Syrian troops supported by our Aerospace Force continue its activities aimed at achieving this goal,” Lavrov said.
On Tuesday, Syrian government troops broke through the defenses of the ISIS terrorists on the outskirts of Deir Ez Zor and broke the three-year siege of the city.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed on Monday that Russia and Egypt are keen to combat terrorism and stressed the need to end its funding and stop its ideological support.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed that resolving the crisis in Syria would have been greatly advanced if the United States kept its promise to separate the “opposition” from the terrorists.