Russian will quit the Council of Europe voluntarily if its opponents in the association insist on its expulsion, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.
Russia will expel 60 US diplomats and close the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov agreed on measures to boost bilateral ties during their talks in Hà Nội yesterday.
The visit of the foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in Việt Nam, which was to begin Monday, was postponed to a later period, according to the Việt Nam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov gave positive comments on the strategic partnership between Russia and Việt Nam during an interview recently granted to Vietnam News Agency.
President Trần Đại Quang yesterday sent a message of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the assassination of the nation’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov.