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EMBASSY INFORMS

14.01.2012

Calls for Libya human rights violations to be investigated

Russian Deputy Prime Minister, former Permanent representative to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said at a press conference in Brussels that all the violations of human rights during the military conflict in Libya should be properly investigated. It is vital, he said, to implement all the initiatives put forward by Russia both at UN and in other international formats, in order to promote a comprehensive review of what happened in Libya, evidence of gross human rights violations in that country.




LATEST EVENTS

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.


26.11.2014 - Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko meets Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office the Rt Hon Baroness Anelay

On 25 November Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko met Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office the Rt Hon Baroness Anelay. The reform of the United Nations and its Security Council as well international cooperation in the field of human rights were discussed.


26.11.2014 - Save Christians in the Middle East! (Ambassador Yakovenko, for Russia Today)

Russia is currently considering the possibility of initiating a draft decision of the UN Human Rights Council on the protection of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.


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.



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