Moscow still sees no progress in Viktor Bout caseRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 16:03
Putin will hold negotiations with any president elected in the US — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 16:01
Russian diplomat stresses US marines deployment to Norway won't improve securityRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 15:12
Vladimir Putin at All-Russia People's Front meeting in Crimea: live from YaltaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 15:11
CIS forces hold simulated launches of antiaircraft missilesMilitary & Defense October 26, 15:09
Russia-Egypt first anti-terrorism drillsMilitary & Defense October 26, 15:06
Kremlin will not react towards Ukraine's MP Savchenko arrival in MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 14:34
Head of auditor giant wins Top Russian Managers AwardBusiness & Economy October 26, 14:31
Flying laboratory for A-100 Premier advanced aircraft radar takes off for first timeMilitary & Defense October 26, 14:29
“The minister will not participate in talks, I am instructed to participate in this meeting,” Voronkov said.
Voronkov specified that "Lavrov is accompanying Russia's President Vladimir Putin in his visits to Latin American states"."However, this doesn't mean any changes in the configuration of Russia's delegation at the talks," the diplomat emphasized. "Ryabkov (Russia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. — ITAR-TASS) is still the delegation's head," Voronkov noted.
On Thursday, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton, who coordinates the activities of the six world powers at the talks with Iran, invited the ministers to arrive in the Austrian capital on Sunday in order to discuss the course of the work on the final agreement on Iran's nuclear program. Representatives of the US State Department and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs have already confirmed that their top diplomats, John Kerry and Laurent Fabius, will arrive to Vienna.