Syria ceasefire monitoring mechanism may be included in separate document — sourceWorld January 24, 14:11
Italian top diplomat urges EU and US to solve sanctions issue togetherWorld January 24, 14:06
World athletics body to give timeframe for admitting Russian athletes to competitionsSport January 24, 13:36
Analyst believes China’s missiles near Russian borders targeted against USRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 13:14
Russia, Turkey agree to continue work with Syrian participants in Astana meetingRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 13:07
Press review: Syria peace talks in Astana and Hungary's losses from anti-Russian sanctionsPress Review January 24, 13:00
Source claims Russia, Iran and Turkey agree on mechanism to monitor Syria ceasefireWorld January 24, 12:47
Kremlin refuses to comment on Astana talks as process is ‘in full swing’Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 12:32
Kremlin sees no threat in China's decision to deploy missiles near Russian borderRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 24, 12:21
MOSCOW, September 1 (Itar-Tass) — Fever in the global economy, the situation in Syria and Africa require collective approaches, which will define a world order, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday at a traditional meeting with students and teaching staff of Moscow State Institute of International Relations ( MGIMO-University).
“For the past year many events have occurred in the world,” he said. “Drastic changes on the global landscape prove that we are witnessing a transitional period of world development accompanied by serious shocks.”
“The eurozone and the global economy in general continue to fever,” Lavrov said. “Unrests in different corners of the world do not subside. First of all, this concerns Syria and the whole region of the Middle East and North Africa. Tensions around Iran’s nuclear programme and the situation on the Korean Peninsula persist. Developments in Afghanistan and around it remain a formula with many unknown quantities. The threats of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, drug trafficking, environmental degradation, food deficit and the spread of epidemics remain.”
“The scale of challenges the world community is facing requires collective analysis and collective efforts to develop the ways to settle them,” he said. “In fact, the talk is about determining the main parameters of a world order in the 21st century.”
“Russia as one of the centres of a polycentric international system that is taking shape fully realizes its measure of responsibility for this at this new historic stage,” Lavrov said.