Sergey Lavrov News
Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election interference
A senior Republican senator says U.S. President Donald Trump needs to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power
Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has tried to calm jittery partners by says the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO
Russia seeks pragmatic US ties and "post-West" world order
Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow wants "pragmatic relations" with the United States but also is voicing its desire for a "post-West world order."
Ukraine leader warns West not to "appease" Russia
Ukraine's president has warned against any "appeasement" of Russia, arguing that cutting a bilateral deal with Moscow on his country would only make the fighting in eastern Ukraine worse
Germany: US benefits from stable EU, united NATO
Germany's defense minister told the U.S. on Friday that Washington has an interest in both a stable European Union and a united NATO, and cautioned against turning the fight against terrorism into a "front against Islam and Muslims."
Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to US-Russia ties
The Trump administration is signaling no quick change in U.S.-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation
US secretary of state says Russia must honor Ukraine deal
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must abide by a 2015 deal aimed at ending fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists as the Trump administration searches for ways to work cooperatively with Moscow
Secretary Tillerson looking for 'new common ground' with Russia
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed "issues of mutual concern" with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Saudis voice optimism about relations with US under Trump
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says his country expects to have a productive relationship with the Trump administration and is optimistic that U.S.-Saudi cooperation can overcome challenges in the Middle East