Funeral ceremony for UN Ambassador Vitaly ChurkinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 10:35
Moscow appoints acting permanent representative to UN after Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 8:25
Pentagon wants more senior-level talks with Russia on security of flights in Syria — mediaWorld February 24, 8:15
IAAF approves application of three Russians to compete as neutral athletesSport February 24, 1:43
US lawmakers present no evidence of Russia’s interference in US election - Russian MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:42
Russia to continue strengthen its Armed Forces - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:37
4,000 Russian nationals fight among militants in Syria - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:31
Opposition’s demand of Assad’s immediate resignation absurd - Russian envoy to GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 16:34
Moscow celebrates Defender of the Fatherland DaySociety & Culture February 23, 16:19
MOSCOW, October 12 (Itar-Tass) - Moscow welcomes the decision of the Nobel’s Committee to pass the 2013 prize for peace to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons /OPCW/, the foreign ministry’s commentary on the authority’s site reads.
“The organisation is a most effective international structure in disarmament and non-proliferation,” the ministry said. “It has been settling most complicated technical and other issues.” The mission, OPCW jointly with the United Nations Organisation has begun in elimination of Syria’s chemical weapon, is a clear demonstration of that.
“Russia participated actively in the work on the Convention on banning chemical weapons, as the main objective for all the participating countries is removing from the world the danger of using this anti-human weapon.”
“We adhere to the basic objectives of the bilateral agreement, which, following Syria’s joining it, features 190 countries already,” the foreign ministry said.