Posts Tagged ‘Russian-Syrian relations’

Western news agencies distorted Lavrov’s speech – RFM

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks in Tehran. Photo: AFP

A number of Western news agencies have distorted the meaning of a speech by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov given during a press conference in Tehran. The ministry has stated that the words of the Foreign Minister were incorrectly translated. Read more…

Russia – Lavrov, the peace dealer

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

Polina Chernitsa

A number of politicians, both in the West and in the East, say that Kofi Annan’s plan on Syria allegedly presupposes that Russia should put pressure on the Assad regime in order to make it lay down arms. Read more…

Moscow ready to host conference on Syria – Lavrov

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Comments off

Moscow is ready to host the international conference on Syria, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told journalists in Moscow on Tuesday. Read more…

Russia warns Turkey against interfering in Syria’s internal affairs

Friday, April 27, 2012 Comments off

Moscow urges Ankara to show restraint and avoid interfering in Syria’s domestic affairs, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday. Read more…

Syria’s opposition relies on Russia

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 17, 2012

Mikhail Bogdanov. © Phoho: The Voice of Russia

Syria’s opposition expects Russia to influence Bashar Assad and make him fully stick to Kofi Annan’s peace strategy, one of the leaders of the National Coordination Committee Hassan Abdel Azim told reporters on Monday. Read more…

Syria’s FM in Moscow

Monday, April 9, 2012 Comments off

Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has arrived in Moscow to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on April 10. Muallem will tell him about the steps Syria is taking to implement the peace plan put forward by the UN envoy Kofi Annan. Read more…

Russian patrol ship to be stationed in Syrian waters

Thursday, April 5, 2012 Comments off

Patrol ship “Smetliviy” of the Russian Black Sea Fleet will be stationed in Syrian waters till May 2012, a military-diplomatic source told Ria-Novosti today. Read more…

Russia backs Annan’s Syrian mission

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov calls on the world community to support the mission of the UN envoy to Syria Kofi Annan. Mr. Lavrov said this after meeting with Mr. Annan in Moscow. Read more…

Russia satisfied with UN Security Council’s position on Syria

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Comments off

Russia is satisfied with UN Security Council’s pragmatic position on Syria, Russia’s permanent envoy in the UN Vitaly Churkin told a press-conference in New York. Read more…

No Russian warships off Syria

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 20, 2012

There are no Russian warships off the coast of Syria says the Ministry of Defense. According to representatives of the defense establishment reports which have appeared in the media, in particular, the Arabic channel ‘Al-Jazeera, have caused great bewilderment. Read more…