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.
Russia has claimed the OPCW buried results from a Swiss lab probing the Skripal case that found a Western-developed nerve agent. It is the latest in a series of claims by Russia as it denies involvement in the poisoning.
Russia says it will expel foreign diplomats on the same scale as the number of Russian envoys who were expelled from other countries. US diplomats have until April 5 to leave the country.
The UN Security Council has delayed a vote on a possible 30-day truce in Syria to Saturday. Russia, the Syrian government's main backer, has said it is prepared to support such a deal given the right conditions.
Halbe Ziljstra has landed in hot water over his own account of controversial remarks allegedly made by the Russian president. The controversy comes ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he will meet with Sergey Lavrov.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has denied evidence exists of any Russian interference in the US elections in 2016. The statement came after charges were filed in the US against former aides of the Trump campaign.