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26.11.2014 - Greetings to organizers and participants of the National Gathering of Student Construction Teams by Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov

Dear Friends, I would like to send my warmest greetings to the organisers and participants of the National Gathering of Student Construction Teams dedicated to two important events - the 55th anniversary of the student construction movement and the 10th birthday of the Russian Student Construction Teams public youth organisation.


26.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on a terrorist act in Afghanistan

On 23 November, a suicide bomber blew himself up amid a crowd of spectators at a volleyball match in the Yahya Khel district of Afghanistan’s Paktika province, killing more than 60 people and wounding dozens of others.


26.11.2014 - Comment by the Press and Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia regarding the visit to Russia by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Syria Walid Muallem

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Syrian Arab Republic Walid Muallem will visit Russia on 26-27 November at the invitation of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.


26.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the parliamentary elections in Bahrain

On 22 November, the Kingdom of Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections. With a sufficiently high turnout, the voting proceeded in an orderly fashion. The 40 seats in Bahrain’s Chamber of Deputies of the fourth convocation were contested by 266 deputy candidates.


26.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department on the mass killings in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo

On 20 November, a group of unidentified persons in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) attacked two settlements near the town of Beni in the North Kivu province, killing 70 civilians with extreme cruelty.


25.11.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov participates in the talks on Iran’s nuclear programme

On 23-24 November, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended a series of events that included the foreign ministers of the six mediator countries (the UK, Germany, China, Russia, the United States and France) and Iran, as well as EU representative Catherine Ashton.


25.11.2014 - On the meeting of Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John F. Kerry

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry met in Vienna on 24 November for a detailed analysis of further steps toward an early and comprehensive settlement of all issues connected with the Iranian nuclear programme.


25.11.2014 - Comments and answers to reporters’ questions by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov following the six-party and Iran talks at the level of foreign ministers on the Iranian nuclear programme, Vienna, 24 November 2014

Another round of talks on one of the most challenging problems in contemporary international relations – the settlement of the situation surrounding Iran's nuclear programme – has concluded. These talks have been underway for a long time now, but last year they received a powerful boost when a joint plan of action was agreed upon in Geneva.


25.11.2014 - Commentary of the Information and Press Department of Russia’s Foreign Ministry on another terrorist act in Kenya

On 22 November, Al Shabaab extremists attacked a passenger bus in Mandera County in Kenya’s north to single out and massacre 28 non-Muslim passengers as “infidels”. More than 10 passengers are injured.


25.11.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the developments in Burkina Faso

According to incoming information, the situation in Burkina Faso following the recent opposition protests is gradually returning to normal. The leaders of the armed forces have transferred ruling powers to Michel Kafando, who officially took on the responsibilities of the country’s president for the transition period on 21 November.


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