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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

22.12.2014 - Press release on the upcoming meeting of the CSTO Foreign Ministers Council, Defence Ministers Council and the Committee of Security Council Secretaries

On 22 December, Moscow will host a joint meeting of the Foreign Ministers Council (FMC), Defence Ministers Council (DMC) and the Committee of Security Council Secretaries (CSCS) of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). The meeting will be held as part of preparations for a regular session of the CSTO Collective Security Council.


19.12.2014 - Press release on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

On 18 December, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.


19.12.2014 - Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry

On 18 December, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry, initiated by the American side.


19.12.2014 - Commentary by the Foreign Ministry Information and Press Department concerning the UN Security Council adopting a resolution to prolong international humanitarian watch on Syrian borders

On 17 December, the UN Security Council unanimously endorsed Resolution 2191 to prolong the international humanitarian presence on the borders of Syria’s neighbouring states – Jordan, Iraq and Turkey – that was established by UN Security Council Resolution 2165, dated 14 July 2014. UN functionaries will thus prolong for another 12 months their monitoring of humanitarian deliveries to Syrians in plight.


19.12.2014 - Press release on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with former Italian Prime Minister and former European Commission President Romano Prodi

On 18 December, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov met with former Prime Minister of Italy and former European Commission President Romano Prodi.


19.12.2014 - Press release on a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, Head of IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan

On 18 December, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Seyoum Mesfin, chief envoy for South Sudan of the East African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and former Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, who was in Moscow on a working visit.


19.12.2014 - Comment by the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the European Council’s resolutions on Crimea and Sevastopol

Moscow has noted the new confrontational resolutions that the European Council adopted on the Russian regions of Crimea and Sevastopol on 18 December.


19.12.2014 - Press release on the meeting of State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin with Vygaudas Usackas, the head of the European Union delegation in Russia

On 18 December, State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin met with Vygaudas Usackas, the head of the European Union delegation in Russia, to discuss the situation in Ukraine.


19.12.2014 - Press release on the release of the Route Aviation crew detained in Libya

On 16 December, the Tripoli authorities released part of the Route Aviation plane crew, which was detained on 13 November in the city of Ghadames in southwestern Libya, including Russian citizen A. Kalashnikov, Kyrgyz national I. Zykov and two Ukrainians, S. Predolyak and A. Karakai.


19.12.2014 - Press release on State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Karasin’s meeting with British Ambassador to Russia Timothy Barrow

On 18 December State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Karasin received Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Russian Federation Timothy Barrow at his request.



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