Sergei Lavrov


  • Raisi 2022-01-26 21:26

    ’If cruel sanctions are lifted there is opportunity for deal’

    President clarifies on outcomes of his Moscow visit

    TEHRAN — Speaking in his fourth televised interview on Tuesday night since taking office as president in August, Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi touched on many points, including his visit to Russia and the foreign policy approach of the government.

  • Lavrov 2022-01-19 22:01

    Amir Abdollahian, Lavrov hold talks ahead of Raisi visit to Moscow

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian held talks with his Russian counterpart on the phone ahead of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s visit to Moscow.

  • Lavrov 2022-01-15 21:24

    Moscow seeking to hold Iranian-Arab conference: Russia FM

    TEHRAN - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced that Moscow is seeking to hold an Iranian-Arab conference whose agenda will include the most pressing regional issues.

  • Russian FM Lavrov 2022-01-14 22:00

    Russia’s Lavrov announces real progress in Iran nuclear deal talks

    TEHRAN - Real progress has been achieved at the Iran nuclear deal talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced during a press conference on Russian diplomatic activities in 2021, TASS reported on Friday.

  • Amir Abdollahian Lavrov 2021-12-14 21:22

    Iran, Russia FMs discuss Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – The foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have spoken over the phone on Monday to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing Vienna talks.

  • Lavrov 2021-11-13 21:22

    Russia to insist on restoring JCPOA in full: Lavrov

    TEHRAN - Russia will insist on the resumption of full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program and on lifting sanctions off Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.

  • Amir Abdollahian Yi 2021-11-07 18:06

    Iran FM holds phone talks with Chinese counterpart

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian held phone talks on Saturday with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a range of bilateral and international issues, including the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • 3+3 2021-11-06 21:37

    3+3 format on Karabakh: The best way forward

    TEHRAN – With tensions in the South Caucasus subsiding by the day, diplomatic contacts between the countries of the region take on a renewed importance in terms of avoiding misunderstanding.

  • Hossein Amir Abdollahian 2021-11-06 21:36

    Amir Abdollahian, Lavrov agree on Vienna talks framework

    TEHRAN — On Saturday, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed issues of mutual interest, including the upcoming Vienna talks and the current developments in the region.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-10-26 21:20

    President Raisi will inaugurate conference on Afghanistan

    Tehran summit intended to find ‘Afghan solution’ for Afghanistan

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that the conference on Afghanistan in Tehran on Wednesday is aimed to find solutions to the problems facing the country based on “Afghan solution”.

  • Russian diplomat 2021-10-26 10:51

    Russia to participate in Tehran meeting on Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – A senior Russia diplomat has told Russian state media that his country would take part in a regional meeting in Tehran on Afghanistan.

  • Iran FM 2021-10-15 18:24

    Iran, Russia FMs hold phone conversation

    TEHRAN – The Iranian and Russian foreign ministers held a telephone conversation on Thursday to discuss the resumption of talks between Iran and the European Union.

  • Alireza Haghighian 2021-10-10 21:23

    Diplomat elaborates on Amir Abdollahian’s visit to Moscow

    TEHRAN — Alireza Haghighian, director general of the Eurasia Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has elaborated on the recent visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian to Moscow and his meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

  • Lavrov- Amir Abdollahian 2021-10-10 21:19

    Russia hopes for early resumption of Iran nuclear deal talks

    Lavrov says Russia opposes attempts to link Iran nuclear deal to other issues

    TEHRAN - Moscow sees the fundamental determination of parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for the Iranian nuclear program to devise the means to breathe new life into this agreement, and hopes another round of the Vienna talks on restoring the deal will begin in the near future, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

  • Lavrov 2021-04-02 11:57

    Lavrov to visit Tehran on April 13

    TEHRAN - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a visit to Iran on April 13 for talks with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova announced on Thursday.

  • Lavrov 2021-03-05 22:53

    Moscow expresses hope for JCPOA revival in its original form

    Lavrov urges all parties to fully implement their commitments

    TEHRAN - Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, has urged all parties to the 2015 nuclear deal -JCPOA- to fully implement their commitments, hoping for a revival of the deal in its original form, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • لاوروف 2021-02-12 16:05

    Moscow ready to break ties with EU: Lavrov

    Moscow is prepared to end the relationship with the European Union if the bloc introduces sanctions that put the Russian economy at risk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated.

  • FM Lavrov 2021-02-05 22:39

    Russia eyes close cooperation with EU on JCPOA, Lavrov says

    TEHRAN - The chief Russian diplomat has said his country would continue to work with the European Union on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and hopes that the United States would decide to return to the deal in the near future.

  • FM 2021-01-31 22:04

    Is Russia mediating between Iran and U.S. on JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – As Iran and the United States moved to vociferously set their preconditions for any revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Russia quietly reached out to Tehran and Washington to address the “problem” of reviving the multilateral nuclear agreement.

  • Lavrov 2021-01-26 21:15

    Salvation of JCPOA one of the most acute topics, Russian FM says

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that salvaging the 2015 Iran nuclear is one of the most urgent issues he discussed with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • Zarif 2021-01-26 15:01

    Zarif: Iran seeking to form six-party union in the Caucasus region

    TEHRAN - Upon his arrival in Moscow on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is seeking to form a six-party bloc in the Caucasus region that would include Iran, Russia, Turkey, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.

  • Sergey Lavrov 2020-12-05 12:54

    Lavrov urges Israel to avoid unilateral actions in West Bank

    Israel should avoid unilateral actions on the occupied territories in the West Bank, including the unlawful practice of destroying Palestinian houses there, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a video address to participants of the Mediterranean Dialogues international conference in Moscow.

  • Zarif Lavrov 2020-11-24 18:12

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria, Karabakh, JCPOA

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed the situations in Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh in a phone call with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

  • Zarif 2020-11-20 18:04

    Zarif to visit Moscow, Baku

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be visiting Moscow and Baku on Monday and Tuesday to discuss a variety of bilateral and regional issues such as the crisis in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the foreign ministries of Iran and Russia have said.

  • Lavrov 2020-11-13 17:27

    Lavrov expects Biden to replicate Obama’s policy on Iran

    TEHRAN – In his first comment on what a Biden administration’s policy on Iran would look like, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov expected that the United States foreign policy under Joe Biden would be similar to that seen under President Barack Obama, especially on Iran and climate change, according to a Reuters report.

  • Zarif 2020-09-25 17:49

    Zarif calls Russia one of Iran’s strategic friends

    TEHRAN - At the end of his two-day visit to Russia, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and Russia need to constantly hold talks with Russia, calling Moscow one of Iran’s “strategic friends”.

  • Lavrov 2020-09-22 16:11

    There would be no limitation on arms deals with Iran by mid-October: Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said there were no limitations on arms deals with Iran right from the start and after mid-October, there would be no limitations whatsoever on arms supplies to and from Iran.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-09-07 21:51

    No doubt on Russian intention but doubtful of U.S., Iran says of Lavrov’s talks offer

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh ruled out the possibility of dialogue with the U.S. following an offer to mediate between the two countries by Russia.

  • Vaezi 2020-09-04 16:45

    Iran rejects Russian offer to directly negotiate with U.S.

    TEHRAN - Iran rejected on Friday an offer made by Moscow to facilitate “direct negotiations” between Tehran and Washington amid simmering tensions between the two sides.

  • Lavrov 2020-09-02 00:05

    Russia expresses readiness to facilitate ‘direct negotiations’ between Iran and U.S.

    TEHRAN - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow is ready to facilitate a direct dialogue between Iran and the U.S. amid heightened tensions between the two countries over the U.S. bid to restore international sanctions on Iran.