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Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov (Born: 21 March) is Russian Foreign Minister.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to live and die in Syria
Assad firm that he won't flee the country

Assad's wife flees to Russia as fresh fighting is reported in Damascus
Assad reported to have moved to to coastal city of Latakia as 'decisive battle' begins; David Cameron asks Assad to step down; Crucial UN Security Council votes today

Former Syrian official says Assad will not hesitate to use chemical weapons if cornered
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Russia blames west of blackmailing so as to use force in Syria
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says it will continue to oppose any new UN resolution on Syria that would include the use of force.

International talks on Syria end without decision on Assad's future role
An international conference has reportedly accepted a UN-brokered peace plan for Syria, but left open the key question of whether and how the country's President Bashar al-Assad would have to step aside.

Russia admits ship 'stopped' by Britain was carrying attack choppers for Syria
Russia has confirmed for the first time that the cargo ship MV Alaed, which was stopped off the coast of Scotland, was carrying refurbished Russian attack helicopters and components for Syria.

Russia opposes unilateral sanctions on Iran: Deputy FM
Russia is against unilateral sanctions on Iran over its controversial nuclear program, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday.

Syrian ambassador blames armed opposition for civilian casualties
The armed opposition in Syria was responsible for the Houla massacre and other civilian casualties, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said Thursday.

France pushing for UNSC to make Annan's peace plan mandatory in Syria
France has demanded that the United Nations Security Council make Kofi Annan's peace plan for Syria legally binding on that country.

Russia's defense export fits UN requirements: state arms exporter
Russia didn't send military equipment to foreign countries in violation of UN sanctions, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Wednesday.

Russia will oppose UNSC military intervention sanction in Syria
Russia will continue to oppose attempts by the UN Security Council to sanction military intervention in Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.

World urges support to Annan plan amid persistent violence in Syria
The international community called for support to the six-point peace plan of UN and Arab League joint envoy Kofi Annan amid continuing violence in Syria on Monday.

Russia condemns Syria for Houla massacre
Russia has strongly condemned Syria's massacre of almost 108 people. The (Syrian) government bears the main responsibility for what is going on," CBS News quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying after a meeting with British Foreign Secretary William Hague.

Medvedev calls Annan's peace plan 'Syria's last chance to avoid bloody civil war'
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's peace mission in Syria might be the last chance for Damascus to avoid a 'protracted bloody civil war'.

UN Security Council agrees on statement calling to end Assad's bloody crackdown in Syria
UN Security Council has backed envoy Kofi Annan's efforts to end the Syrian regime's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protestors.

Russia's approval to Annan plan lauded by US as 'convergence of views'
Russia's endorsement of Kofi Annan's mediation efforts in Syria has been lauded as a positive step toward international unity by the Obama administration, even if the decision falls short to resolve a basic disagreement between the Kremlin and the West.

Russia, China reject ' foreign interference' to ongoing protests in Syria
Both Russia and China are opposed to foreign interference ongoing protests in Syria, the Foreign Ministry has said in the wake of the latter working to step up international support for its stance ahead of a major international conference.

Russia, China veto UN resolution demanding Syrian President Assad to step down
Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in the wake of his government's deadly crackdown on protestors.

Clinton urges UN to back Arab League plan demanding Assad to step down
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged the United Nations Security Council to support an Arab League-backed plan that demands Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down.

Violation of Pak sovereignty and territorial integrity unacceptable, Russia, China warn US
Beijing/Moscow, Nov 29 (ANI): Russia and China have warned that violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity was unacceptable. Beijing/Moscow, Nov 29 (ANI): Russia and China have warned that violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity was unacceptable.

Krishna discusses Afghan situation with Russian Foreign Minister
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna discussed the international situation, particularly the situation in Afghanistan, developments in the Middle East and North Africa, the Iran nuclear issue and developments in the Asia Pacific region with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Gaddafi's killing breached Geneva Conventions: Russian FM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that the Geneva Conventions had been breached with the killing of former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.

Russia's foreign minister cautions world leaders on military action against Gaddafi
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on world powers to focus on using UN Security Council sanctions to end the impasse in Libya, rather than launching air strikes.

Iran offered peaceful nuke technology if it surrenders enriched uranium stockpile
Baroness Ashton, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), has reportedly offered Iran access to peaceful nuclear technology and an end to UN sanctions, provided Tehran agreed to surrender its enriched uranium stockpile that could be used to develop nuclear weapons.

Russian President to arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday morning
The President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry A. Medvedev, will be arriving in New Delhi on a two-day visit at 12: 15 a.m. on Tuesday for the 11th India-Russia Summit Meeting.

Russia asks Pakistan to stop infiltration of terrorists to India
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that compromise is inadmissible when it comes to deal with terrorism, He also said Russia along with International community will back up Pakistan to deal with eradication of the hotbed of terrorism in there country and the neighboring countries and will absolutely support to stop infiltration of terrorism from Pakistan to neighboring countries.

Russian Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Monday.

Russian Foreign Minister to visit India
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will be here today on a day-long visit to discuss details of President Dmitry Medvedev's visit to the country in December.

India, Russia to sign more than 15 pacts during Medvedev visit
India and Russia are expected to sign more than fifteen agreements during President Dmitry Medvedev's three day visit to India.

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