Russia's defense contractor to display new cluster bomb at Army-2017 showMilitary & Defense August 17, 13:41
Press review: Russia boosts military potential and Donbass awaits crucial meetingPress Review August 17, 13:00
Justice Ministry adds Jehovah’s Witnesses to list of organizations outlawed in RussiaWorld August 17, 12:50
Moscow Zoo welcomes pygmy hippopotamus OliviaSociety & Culture August 17, 12:48
Russia’s new MC-21 airliner to climb to 11km altitude in flight testsBusiness & Economy August 17, 12:31
Poll shows number of Poles seeing Russia as threat decreases by halfSociety & Culture August 17, 12:18
Typhoon armored car with new remote weapon station may pass into service in 2017Military & Defense August 17, 11:47
Gazprom increases exports to future consumers of Turkish Stream gas projectBusiness & Economy August 17, 11:31
Ex-German chancellor says Russia will not change stance on CrimeaWorld August 17, 11:09
MOSCOW, June 19 /TASS/. Not a single contemporary international problem can be solved without Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the RBK television channel on Friday.
"I do not think that there is any serious global problem, which can be solved without Russia," the Russian minister said. "Look what are the priorities of the US foreign policy and Western policy today: if Ukraine is left apart, then it is Syria, it is Libya; it is the migrants who are fleeing Africa for Europe in search of a better life and are creating a headache for the European Union; it is Iraq where nothing improved after the US invasion in a sense of hopes that the country will become capable of coping with its own problems," Lavrov said adding that Iran’s nuclear programme and the nuclear problem of the Korean peninsula could hardly be solved without Russia.
"It is impossible to solve any serious tasks on any of these problems without Russia’s participation," the Russian foreign minister said.
"On the whole, we play a vital role in guaranteeing long-term stability in the Middle East, including a search for the settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli settlement," Lavrov stressed.