MOSCOW (Reuters) - R us sia is outraged by the threatening tone of the latest U.S. statement on Syria, viewing it as tantamount to supporting terrorism, R us sia n Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday, according to R us sia n news agencies.
Ryabkov was referring to a statement made by U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby who said on Wednesday that R us sia had an interest in stopping the violence in Syria beca us e extremists could exploit the vacuum there and launch attacks “against R us sia n interests, perhaps even R us sia n cities.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday accused the United States of protecting a jihadist group in Syria in its effort to overthrow the beleaguered regime of President Bashar al-Assad. In an interview aired Friday on BBC W...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the Syria crisis settlement in a phone talk on Friday, Russia's ministry said in a statement.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The deployment of U.S. special forces to Syria without coordination with Damascus violates Syria's sovereignty, TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Demands for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to step down restrict perspectives for political settlement in this country, Russia's RIA news agency on Monday quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov a...