Press releases

Sanitary and quarantine control for those arriving in Russia

Foreign citizens planning to fly into Russia, including transit passengers, are required to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR-test result in order to check in and board the flight. Passengers...

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Iraq

On October 7, 2019, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made a working visit to the Republic of Iraq. In Baghdad, Sergey Lavrov met with President of Iraq Barham Salih, Prime Minister Adil...

Press release on misinformation in some Israeli media

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation resolutely denies the allegations of some Israeli media that Russian representatives have taken the remains of Eli Cohen, a secret...

Article “On Victory Day” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Article “On Victory Day” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for International Affairs magazine, June 4, 2019 The month of May and the fireworks are now behind us. The country and the world...

NATO in Afghanistan

After the September 11, 2001 attacks in the US, the UN Security Council decided to deploy the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to Afghanistan. In August 2003, ISAF leadership...