Sergey Lavrov is the foreign minister of Russia. He took over that post in 2004, after serving as Moscow's representative to the United Nations for a decade.
Sergey Lavrov, born March 21, 1950, is a Russian diplomat. Working under presidents Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev, he has served as the Kremlin's key representative in international negotiations ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria to the Iran nuclear agreement. This page collates all of DW's content on Sergey Lavrov.
Germany's Sigmar Gabriel and Russia's Sergey Lavrov have exchanged strong words during a joint press conference in Krasnodar. Gabriel accused the Syrian regime, which Russia backs in the region, of war crimes.
US President Donald Trump says he had an "absolute right" to share intelligence with Russia. However, Moscow-based media contradict reports that Trump revealed classified information to Kremlin emissaries at all.
As the US sought to affirm its commitment to trans-Atlantic relations, Europeans felt it was time to back those words with action. The focus shifted from defense spending to the prospect of a "European way" of security.
The Russian world view, as advocated by its foreign minister, sees countries develop bilateral relations. His words were at odds with those of US Vice President Mike Pence - and others at the Munich Security Conference.