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PRESS RELEASES AND NEWS

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13.11.2021 - The President answered questions from Pavel Zarubin, a journalist with Rossiya 1 TV channel, November 13, 2021

Pavel Zarubin: Mr President, tensions are escalating on the border between the EU and Belarus. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: In this connection, I would like to remind you what our Foreign Ministry has already stated. We should not forget the roots of these migration crises. Was it Belarus that unleashed these problems? No, the problems were caused by the West, by the European countries. These problems have political, military and economic dimensions.


11.11.2021 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at a joint news conference with Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei following a meeting of the collegiums of the Russian and Belarusian foreign ministries, Moscow, 10 November 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, The meeting of the collegiums of the foreign ministries of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is an annual event. As is customary, these meetings have busy schedules and are held in the form of open and candid discussions with a focus on assessing current developments and analysing our performance as it applies to implementing the Programme of Coordinated Actions in the outgoing year and our goals in light of the decisions made by our respective presidents at the Supreme State Council and the decisions approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Union State.


11.11.2021 - President Putin`s telephone conversation with Acting Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, 10 November 2021

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Acting Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, at the German side’s initiative.


10.11.2021 - Statement by Alexey Overchuk at the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, 9 November 2021, Glasgow

The 26th session of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) is underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Russian delegation is led by Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Alexey Overchuk. 

On November 9, Alexey Overchuk made a national statement on behalf of the Russian Federation at the High-Level Segment of the conference.


10.11.2021 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on criticism by American politicians of Russia’s participation in international efforts to combat climate change, November 9, 2021

American politicians, including former US President Barack Obama, are criticising Russia for insufficient efforts to counter the effects of climate change at the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. These groundless accusations are perplexing, to say the least. As distinct from the US, Russia holds a consistent position on climate change that does not change depending on the political environment. Russia’s measures are concrete and comprehensive.


01.11.2021 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comment and answers to media questions following the G20 Summit, Rome, October 31, 2021

The main conclusion of this summit and the outcome of the work by both leaders and experts who agreed upon an extensive multi-page declaration is that the attempts to promote unilateral approaches have proved to be unpopular. The overwhelming majority of participants supported the G20 being able to set an example by developing collective solutions that can ensure a balance of interests, when it comes to countering COVID-19, maintaining a comfortable climate as well as regarding energy security.   


01.11.2021 - Statement of the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations during the consideration of agenda item 69, entitled “Report of the Human Rights Council”, New York, 29 October 2021

#UNCharterIsOurRules


29.10.2021 - Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on telephone conversation between President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson, Moscow, October 28, 2021

During a telephone conversation on October 25, the heads of state expressed satisfaction with progress in promoting bilateral cooperation in trade, the economy and culture. Even though we have made many materials public, I can provide facts and figures to tell you more about it.


21.10.2021 - Embassy comment on reports of planned supplies of British weapons to Ukraine

We took notice of «The Times» publication regarding negotiations between the British and Ukrainian defence agencies on supplies of British weapons for the needs of the Ukrainian armed forces. We would like to remind that a civil war continues in Ukraine, which became a consequence of a coup carried out with the active support of a number of Western countries.


20.10.2021 - Joint Statement of the Participants in the Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan, Moscow, 20 October 2021

Joint Statement of the Participants in the Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan.


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