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PRESS RELEASES AND NEWS

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16.11.2021 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions following his visit to France, Paris, November 12, 2021

I would like to say a few words about the meeting of the foreign and defence ministers of the Russian Federation and the French Republic, which were held today in the 2 + 2 format.


15.11.2021 - Press release on the adoption by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly’s 76th session of a resolution on combatting the glorification of Nazism

On November 12, the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly’s 76th session adopted during a meeting, held in New York, the resolution “Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,” initiated by the Russian Federation.


13.11.2021 - Assessment of the Responses of France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom to the Russian Request under Paragraph 2 of Article IX of the Chemical Weapons Convention dated 7 October 2021 regarding the Incident with Alexey Navalny

On 7 October 2021, in response to the démarche made against Russia within the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) by a group of 45 States “concerned” about the 2020 incident involving Russian blogger Alexey Navalny, the Russian Federation submitted through the OPCW Technical Secretariat (TS) a counter-démarche to the representatives of France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom under paragraph 2 of Article IX of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).


13.11.2021 - The President answered questions from Pavel Zarubin, a journalist with Rossiya 1 TV channel, November 13, 2021

Pavel Zarubin: Mr President, tensions are escalating on the border between the EU and Belarus. President of Russia Vladimir Putin: In this connection, I would like to remind you what our Foreign Ministry has already stated. We should not forget the roots of these migration crises. Was it Belarus that unleashed these problems? No, the problems were caused by the West, by the European countries. These problems have political, military and economic dimensions.


11.11.2021 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at a joint news conference with Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei following a meeting of the collegiums of the Russian and Belarusian foreign ministries, Moscow, 10 November 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, The meeting of the collegiums of the foreign ministries of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is an annual event. As is customary, these meetings have busy schedules and are held in the form of open and candid discussions with a focus on assessing current developments and analysing our performance as it applies to implementing the Programme of Coordinated Actions in the outgoing year and our goals in light of the decisions made by our respective presidents at the Supreme State Council and the decisions approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Union State.


11.11.2021 - President Putin`s telephone conversation with Acting Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, 10 November 2021

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Acting Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, at the German side’s initiative.


10.11.2021 - Statement by Alexey Overchuk at the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, 9 November 2021, Glasgow

The 26th session of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) is underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Russian delegation is led by Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Alexey Overchuk. 

On November 9, Alexey Overchuk made a national statement on behalf of the Russian Federation at the High-Level Segment of the conference.


10.11.2021 - Comment by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on criticism by American politicians of Russia’s participation in international efforts to combat climate change, November 9, 2021

American politicians, including former US President Barack Obama, are criticising Russia for insufficient efforts to counter the effects of climate change at the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. These groundless accusations are perplexing, to say the least. As distinct from the US, Russia holds a consistent position on climate change that does not change depending on the political environment. Russia’s measures are concrete and comprehensive.


01.11.2021 - Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comment and answers to media questions following the G20 Summit, Rome, October 31, 2021

The main conclusion of this summit and the outcome of the work by both leaders and experts who agreed upon an extensive multi-page declaration is that the attempts to promote unilateral approaches have proved to be unpopular. The overwhelming majority of participants supported the G20 being able to set an example by developing collective solutions that can ensure a balance of interests, when it comes to countering COVID-19, maintaining a comfortable climate as well as regarding energy security.   


01.11.2021 - Statement of the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations during the consideration of agenda item 69, entitled “Report of the Human Rights Council”, New York, 29 October 2021

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