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Lavrov: US’ Illegal Armed Presence in Syria Hindering Restoration of Unity

TEHRAN (Defapress) – Russia censured the illegal presence of US troops in Syria, saying the deployment of the American forces there is meant to hinder the restoration of unity in the Arab country.
News ID: 82714    Publish Date : 2020/12/05


Azeri, Armenian FMs Sign Joint Document after Talks in Moscow

TEHRAN (defapress) – A ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh starting on 12:00 Moscow time on October 10 has been reached after trilateral consultations in Moscow between foreign ministers of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday.
News ID: 82243    Publish Date : 2020/10/10


Russia Concerned by US Military Buildup in Eastern Mediterranean

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russia is concerned by clearly anti-Russian US plans to boost its military presence in the Eastern Mediterranean region, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Thursday.
News ID: 82166    Publish Date : 2020/10/02

Moscow Sees Merkel’s Visit to Navalny as Attempt to Politicize Situation

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russia considers German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visiting Russian opposition blogger Alexey Navalny as an attempt to politicize the situation, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station on Tuesday.
News ID: 82154    Publish Date : 2020/09/30


US Sanctions Against Three Russians Merely Exacerbate Bilateral Tensions

TEHRAN (defapress)- US sanctions against three Russians for alleged attempts to influence the election process in the United States are aimed at exacerbating tensions in bilateral relations, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman commented on Washington’s introduction of new restrictive measures during her regular press briefing.
News ID: 82003    Publish Date : 2020/09/11

Moscow Says Anti-Russian Campaign Not about Navalny's Health but Sanctions

TEHRAN (defapress) – The major goal of the anti-Russian campaign linked to Russian blogger Alexei Navalny’s case is to step up sanctions rather than care about his health, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
News ID: 81987    Publish Date : 2020/09/09

Moscow Says Berlin Deliberately Delays Investigation in Navalny Case

TEHRAN (defapress)- Berlin, which calls on Moscow to take urgent steps on investigating the situation with Russian blogger Alexei Navalny, is deliberately delaying this process by not responding to Russia’s request, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Sunday.
News ID: 81954    Publish Date : 2020/09/06

Moscow Warns Russians of Threat of Persecution from US Intel Agencies

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russian nationals travelling overseas may face the threat of persecution from US intelligence agencies, Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced in a statement following the arrest in the United States of Russian citizen Yegor Kryuchkov.
News ID: 81892    Publish Date : 2020/08/29

Moscow Says US Global Deployment of Land Missiles Will Prompt Russia’s Quick Reaction

TEHRAN (defapress)- Washington’s deployment of land-based short-and intermediate-range missiles in various regions around the world will provoke an immediate reaction from Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced Monday.
News ID: 81719    Publish Date : 2020/08/04

Tehran, Moscow confer on regional, Afghanistan affairs

TEHRAN (defapress) – In a meeting between the special envoy of the Russian President for Afghanistan affairs Zamir Kabulov and Iran's ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali the two sides discussed regional and Afghanistan affairs.
News ID: 81633    Publish Date : 2020/07/25


US Dems’ Move Against Russia’s G7 Participation Intended to Win Political Score

TEHRAN (defapress)- The resolution of the US democratic senators against Russia’s participation in G7 events is an attempt to win political score on Russophobia, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.
News ID: 81626    Publish Date : 2020/07/24


Iran, Russian FMs to meet in Moscow on Tuesday

TEHRAN (defapress) – A spokesperson with the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov will hold talks in Moscow on Tuesday.
News ID: 81592    Publish Date : 2020/07/20

Envoy Lauds Moscow’s Clear Stance on Washington’s Anti-Iran Moves

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazzem Jalali said on Saturday that Russia has adopted a clear stance about the US’ measures against Iran, and added that President Trump’s irrationality has been admitted even by some insiders.
News ID: 81585    Publish Date : 2020/07/19

Moscow Urges N. Deal Parties to Save JCPOA

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov called on parties to the Iran nuclear deal to make their utmost efforts to stand united in preserving the internationally-endorsed agreement.
News ID: 81555    Publish Date : 2020/07/16

Beijing, Moscow deplore US sanctions on Syria

TEHRAN (defapress) – In a statement during a Security Council’s session and in comments on imposing so-called “Caesar Act” by the US, representatives of Russia and China to the UN asserted that the US sanctions against Syria target the Syrian people.
News ID: 81348    Publish Date : 2020/06/17

Moscow Refutes Allegations of COVID-19 Mortality Figures Manipulation in Russia

TEHRAN (defapress)- Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday denied US journalists’ allegations that the Russian authorities were somehow manipulating the figures of COVID-19 mortality in Russia.
News ID: 81295    Publish Date : 2020/06/10

Russian Envoy Dismisses Allegations about Moscow’s Help to Rioters in US

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia’s Ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov branded as baseless the allegations that Moscow has been helping the provocateurs in the wake of unrest in the United States.
News ID: 81267    Publish Date : 2020/06/07

Moscow Calls Allegations of Russian Involvement in US Riots ‘Dirty Manipulation’

TEHRAN (defapress)- The statement made by the former US President Barack Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice regarding Russia’s involvement in organization of riots in the US over the death of George Floyd is a dirty informational manipulation, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Monday.
News ID: 81241    Publish Date : 2020/06/02

Russian FM Says Moscow Concerned about Attempts to Defame WHO

TEHRAN (defapress) – Moscow is concerned about attempts to defame the World Health Organization (WHO), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, adding that it is necessary to improve the WHO’s activities instead of destroying the body.
News ID: 81203    Publish Date : 2020/05/28


Tehran, Moscow, Damascus to continue their strategic coop.

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Special Aide for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran, Moscow and Damascus will continue their strategic cooperation.
News ID: 81152    Publish Date : 2020/05/19