Sergey Lavrov

Apr 13 '18 16:10

There is no new Cold War between the West and Russia on the way, but finding "common ground" remains a challenge, Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs said in a press conference after meeting his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Friday. The Russians reaffirmed their cooperation in prosecuting those responsible for the MH17 disaster, he added, ANP reports.

Blok emphasized that, especially in difficult times like these, it is important that Europe and Russia stay in conversation with each other. 

Apr 13 '18 07:39

The prosecution of those responsible for the MH17 disaster is the first subject Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs will discuss with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during his visit to Moscow on Friday. The Dutch Minister will also ask Russia to contribute to stopping the conflict in Syria, first of all by making a cease fire possible so that humanitarian aid can get to the people in the war-torn country, NOS reports.

Embassy of the Netherlands in Moscow, Russia
Mar 30 '18 16:00

Russia is deporting two Dutch diplomats in retaliation for the Netherlands doing the same to two Russian diplomats, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed Dutch ambassador Renee Jones-Bos on Friday, RTL Nieuws reports.

"I just heard that two highly esteemed colleagues are being deported. It is a blow, but the embassy can continue to function", Jones-Bos said after leaving the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Aug 6 '15 10:14

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov slammed the investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine on July 17th last year. According to the Russian Minister, the investigation is "not independent, not comprehensive and not truly international".

Mar 3 '15 08:31

Minister Bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) called on the international community, including Russia, to fully comply with the Minsk agreement, starting with a complete cease-fire and a withdrawal of heavy equipment in the Ukraine. He did this during a conversation with his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov.

Sergey Lavrov
Mar 25 '14 07:14

The Russian minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrej Deschtschyzja had their first high-level talks since the hand-over of power in Ukraine in The Hague on Monday.

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