16 September 2014
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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.


15.09.2014 - VIDEO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to "TV Center" Channel (in Russian)

15.09.2014 - Statement by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the International Conference on Peace and Security in Iraq, Paris, 15 September 2014

Dear colleagues, In welcoming the initiative of France to convene this meeting to discuss ways to assist the Republic of Iraq in overcoming grave challenges to its security and stability, we listen carefully to President F.Hollande’s and President Fuad Masum’s presentations this morning.

15.09.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an interview with the Right to Know program on TV Centre

Question: Good afternoon, Mr Lavrov. The main issue today is Ukraine. Is the war over or is it a temporary respite? Sergey Lavrov: It is a ceasefire. It is based on a document that was signed after Russian President Vladimir Putin advanced a seven-point initiative. We also expressed our readiness to work further on that document with the involvement of all sides in the conflict: the Kiev authorities and those who support them, and the Lugansk and Donetsk people’s republics.

15.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin answered Russian journalists’ questions following the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.

VLADIMIR PUTIN: Regarding the summit overall, I think it was a big success.

15.09.2014 - Comments by the MFA Information and Press Department on the expanded US sanctions against Russia

We see Washington’s new anti-Russian sanctions as yet another hostile step under the US Administration’s confrontational approach.

15.09.2014 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov answers questions from Rossiya 1 TV channel in Dushanbe on 12 September 2014

Question: The European Union and the United States have imposed new sanctions. Would you care to comment? Sergey Lavrov: The President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs have already commented on the sanctions. We believe that this decision – coming at a time when the peace process, we hope, is gaining traction – is an attempt to undermine the process.

15.09.2014 - Comment by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the restrictions on Russian media imposed by Ukrainian authorities

Ukraine continues its efforts to systematically root out dissent. One of the ways it does this is through total censorship in which even the slightest bit of unbiased information is prevented from getting out.

12.09.2014 - Representative of the Russian Embassy visits the Conference for household and agricultural waste recycling

On 11 July 2014 Agricultural Attaché Vladimir Derbensky of the Russian Embassy took part in a London conference on the issues of urban and agricultural waste recycling.

12.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin meets with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

The two presidents discussed a broad range of bilateral cooperation matters.

12.09.2014 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.

The two presidents discussed current bilateral relations and also issues concerning Eurasian integration and the Customs Union’s development.

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