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# sergei-lavrov - Friday 9 March, 2018

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious

Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave

The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Pope, Russia and America are all calling for efforts to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

Russia has vowed to help secure the release of abducted OSCE observers.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Agreed ... Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 14 March, 2014

'No common vision': Last-ditch US-Russia talks on Crimea end in failure

The talks between John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov “did not find common ground” according to US officials.

# sergei-lavrov - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Kerry meeting Russian foreign minister in bid to calm Ukraine tensions

America’s top diplomat said last night that Moscow was looking for a “pretext” to invade Ukraine further.

# sergei-lavrov - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Putin calls end to 'military exercises' as Kerry heads to Kiev

The Russian President has called an end to the drill near Ukraine’s border involving army, navy and airforce troops.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Russia in ground-breaking talks with Syrian opposition

The development brings with it a glimmer of hope for the end of the bloody conflict.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 3 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU

The US Secretary of State will deliver an address in the Helix this Thursday.

# sergei-lavrov - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building

A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.

# sergei-lavrov - Monday 16 July, 2012

Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again UN

Russia vetoes UN statement on Syrian killings - again

Russia puts a hold on a Security Council statement declaring the Treimsa attacks to be a “violation” of the ceasefire.

Russia says foreign partners in 'blackmail' over Syria

Moscow has rejected attempts by the West to pressure it into supporting a UN resolution on Syria.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Syrian regime troops shell rebels in mountains

There has been more heavy fighting as Russia called for an international conference to resolve the conflict.

# sergei-lavrov - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Al-Qaeda chief urges outside help for Syria rebels

Ayman al-Zawahri calls on Muslims elsewhere in the Arab World to join the uprising against Syrian president Bashar Assad.

# sergei-lavrov - Friday 10 February, 2012

Syria: 28 killed in Aleppo bomb blasts

Bashar Assad’s forces continue to bombard the city of Homs as the government said that military complexes in the economically important city of Aleppo had been targeted today.

# sergei-lavrov - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Over a dozen dead as shelling of Syrian city of Homs continues Syria This post contains videos

Over a dozen dead as shelling of Syrian city of Homs continues

Scores of people have died in the last week alone as UN chief Ban Ki Moon said that the failure to agree a resolution on Syria at the UN Security Council has been “disastrous”.

# sergei-lavrov - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues Syria This post contains videos

Syria: Dozens reported dead as shelling of Homs continues

The violence comes despite more assurances from president Bashar Assad to end the bombardment and start dialogue with rebel fighters.

# sergei-lavrov - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Syria: Shelling resumes in Homs as Russian foreign minister due for talks

Sergei Lavrov is in Damascus today but has remained tight-lipped about what he will tell Syrian officials after Russia’s veto of a UN resolution last week.