Putin to hold talks with Shinzo Abe on April 27Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 10:23
FIFA to sign agreements with new commercial affiliates before Confederations CupSport April 25, 10:19
FIFA Secretary General praises Russian authorities’ commitment to footballSport April 25, 10:14
Israel to hold rally in memory of Red Army VictoryWorld April 25, 8:30
US imposes new sanctions on Syria over suspected chemical attackWorld April 24, 21:23
Russian businessman plans to build sailplane to fly around the globe nonstop in 5 daysScience & Space April 24, 19:50
Roscosmos excludes three cosmonauts from space teamScience & Space April 24, 19:34
Russian Foreign Ministry: Terrorists in Syria may get chemical weapons from Libya, IraqRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 19:05
US not ready yet to restart arms control dialogue, Russian diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 18:57
MOSCOW, November 17 (Itar-Tass) — The events in Syria resemble the real civil war, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.
“The LAS initiative of November 2 [we supported this initiative] contains several components. The first point is that it is necessary to stop violence whatsoever it came from. It is important because violence in Syria comes not only from government structures,” the minister said.
“Today I’ve watched television commentaries saying a new force – the Liberated Syrian Army – organised attacks on government buildings, i.e. the buildings owned to the Syrian Armed Forces. This resembles the real civil war,” Lavrov noted.
“The LAS position on the need to cease violence whatsoever it came from requires details and concrete facts. In order to realise the Arab initiative we call on all interested parties to demand the Syrian authorities and the opposition stop violence. This should be done on behalf of the LAS and on behalf of the countries where the opposition works,” Lavrov stressed.