Cybersale of the EU towards structures of Russia, China and the DPRK based on unsubstantiated and contrived pretext, these actions will not remain without the answer, diplomacy is mirrored, the commentary said Russian foreign Ministry.
"Causes bewilderment and regret were adopted by the Council of the European Union on 30 July a decision on the imposition of unilateral restrictive measures in respect of a number of citizens and organizations of Russia and China and the DPRK. Again all made unproven, under the false pretext of involvement in certain cyber incidents that have taken place in the past. The political background of this step is obvious," - said in comments posted on the website of the Russian depodesta.
The initiative of us senators about the allocation of military assistance to Ukraine creates conditions for the intensification of the conflict in Donbass, and does not contribute to a peaceful political solution to the crisis, told RIA Novosti source in the Russian foreign Ministry.
Earlier, a group of senators of the Republican and Democratic party, introduced a bill providing for an annual allocation of $ 300 million to Ukraine for military assistance, including the provision of lethal weapons.
Odious interpretation of the Belarusian party of the detention of 33 Russians do not stand up to scrutiny, the attempt to present the incident as external interference in the Affairs of the Republic causes at least bewilderment, said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
"Odious interpretation of the Belarusian party of the detention of 33 citizens of Russia does not withstand any criticism," - said in a statement.
The foreign Ministry monitors the sanitary-epidemiological situation in foreign countries to Refine the list of countries with which the possible resumption of flights, in the future, consider the resumption of communication with countries that meet the required criteria, said the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.
"As for the other countries, it is hard work, it continues. Including examines the readiness of our partners to take foreign flights and entered the special requirements", - he told at a briefing on Thursday.
A truce at the demarcation line in the Donbass is generally respected, said the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.
"Fully support the agreements, aimed primarily at saving human lives and preventing further destruction of infrastructure. According to available information, the truce at the demarcation line is generally respected," - said Zaitsev at the briefing.
The European Union is relaying accusations of Ukraine against Russia should pay attention to the actions of Kiev to cut off the supply of the Crimea, said the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.
"With regard to violations of international law, in which we once again accuses the European Union, we are just seeing the side of the Kiev authorities. In this regard, the European Union proposed instead to relay allegations of Ukraine to Russia to pay due attention to the inhumane actions of Kiev to cut off water and electricity supplies to the Crimea", - said Zaitsev at the briefing.
The Russian foreign Ministry urged the relevant international organizations and the human rights community to react to the lock channel "Tsargrad" in Google.
Previously YouTube blocked the account of the network edition of "Tsargrad" and the eponymous TV channel, after which the publication announced the intention to go to court. In "Constantinople" drew attention to the blocking of YouTube account publications "double-Headed eagle". From "Constantinople" and the "double eagle" General guidance: according to the site "Constantinople", the businessman Konstantin Malofeyev - founder of the channel "Tsargrad". He also holds the position of Chairman of the society for the development of Russian historical education, "double-Headed eagle".
The Russian foreign Ministry announces the introduction of quarantine measures in some countries because of rising cases of infection COVID-19.
"China, Hong Kong – growth of infections COVID-19
Russia in the nearest future will expand the list of countries with which air traffic will resume, said the acting Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Denis Mikerin.
On Friday, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that Russia from August 1, will resume its flights from three countries: UK, Turkey, and Tanzania. The Embassy of Tanzania, called it good news that the country is ready to accept all tourists who want to come. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the inclusion of Tanzania in the list of the three countries, which will be restored flights from Russia, due to the popularity of this African country among Russian tourists.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs has written to embassies of USA, UK and Canada protest notes after the buildings hung flags of LGBT people, said the head of the state Duma Commission to investigate cases of interference in the Affairs outside of Russia Vasily Piskarev.
As explained by the Deputy, the notes stressed that the actions of diplomatic missions violated "the provisions of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations and national legislation of the Russian Federation".
Ex-foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has to repent for his activity on the post, said the Senator from Crimea Olga Cowicide, commenting on RT policy statements about the Peninsula.
Previously Klimkin said about the need to create from the Crimea "internal and external challenge to Russia."
Moscow considers the statement of US state Secretary Mike Pompeo about the possibility to involve Russia in anti-Chinese campaign of the US as an attempt to complicate the Russian-Chinese partnership, "drive a wedge" between Russia and China, the statement of the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo suggested to create an Alliance against China.
Evaluation of the West about Russia allegedly test ASAT funds were part of a campaign to discredit the space activities of the Russian Federation, instead of stuffing propaganda American and British colleagues have to show professionalism and to discuss all the problems of outer space activities, Moscow is ready for this, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
As said in comments posted on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry, the Russian foreign Ministry drew attention to statements by us and British officials in connection with the conduct of Russia July 15 test of the spacecraft, for allegedly possessing weapons capability.
Foreign Ministry is ready to explain to President Vladimir Zelensky essence of the Minsk agreement, said the official representative of the Ministry Maria Zakharova in the air YouTube channel of journalist Vladimir Solovyov.
Earlier, the Ukrainian leader said that each item in this document need to "decode" to Kiev to determine whether it is able to fulfill the agreements.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called absurd and baseless speculation statements in the West about the "Russian trace" in the elections in the North of Macedonia.
"It was hard not to notice a series of widely publicized during the election campaign in the North of Macedonia video senior Western politicians, including heads of governments and Ministers. They just openly, persistently urged severomoravska voters to vote for one or for the other party. In the face of such weighty facts of blatant foreign interference in the Affairs of a sovereign state unscrupulous, completely baseless speculation about the presence of some Russian hand traces around the world looks absolutely absurd," Zakharova said at the briefing.
Report to British parliamentarians about alleged Russian interference in internal political processes has no evidence and the specific facts, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Its essence - it is no. This is a report about anything. This is some completely empty the exhaust, because it is replete with accusations, but provides no facts. The style is well known: no evidence, no concrete facts, nothing given. All this is set in the key highly likely, or "almost exactly", or now a new finding: "95 percent confidence", - said Zakharov on your briefing.
USA non-market methods of trying to oust from the market of high technologies of competitors, including the Chinese company Huawei, deliberately resorting to prohibited methods, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. imposed visa restrictions for the employees of Chinese tech companies including Huawei, for involvement in "human rights violations".
Russia believes that the resolution of Parliament on local elections in Ukraine should be clarified, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
According to her, there is still no clarity, what is the last resolution of Parliament local elections and the press release of the Ukrainian President.
Moscow rejects accusations of involvement in hacking attacks in relation to the development of a vaccine against coronavirus, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"We strongly reject another absurd media stuffing our Anglo-Saxon friends – first, USA, second Canada and Britain about the alleged hacker attack with the purpose of obtaining the Western development of a vaccine against coronavirus", Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday.
Next, the 44th session of the Council for human rights, the UN has demonstrated the inability of Western countries to show solidarity and to rise above opportunistic aspirations in the face of global thunderstorms pandemic coronavirus, said Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
According to her, the result of these sentiments was the "extreme politicization and emotional nature of the discussions around the situation in the Philippines, Venezuela, Belarus, Myanmar, Nicaragua and Burundi". "The Council re-stamped a resolution on the situation of human rights in Syria, Eritrea, which has long gone into isolation from the real situation on the ground," - said the Russian diplomat.
In the case of expulsion of Russian diplomats from Bulgaria, not without "external stimulants" that are trying to prevent the intensification of cooperation between the two countries, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.
As the diplomat noted, the decision of the Sofia Moscow has learned from the media and not through official channels, which is contrary to international practice.
Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin and the representatives of the Ministry of defence discussed with the Turkish side early cessation of hostilities in Libya, says the Russian foreign Ministry.
The Russian interagency delegation led by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Vershinin held with representatives of the defense Ministry of Russia held on 21-22 July in Ankara consultations with the leaders of the various Turkish ministries led by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Sedata a Onal.
In the negotiations on the Libyan resolution must involve not only all parties to the conflict, but all the neighbors of Libya, said Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at press conference following talks with his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum.
"We are convinced that at this stage of our common efforts and all the Libyan parties should engage in direct negotiations, and all the neighbors of Libya must have a voice in shaping the conditions for mezhliviysky settlement," Lavrov said.
While in Libya will be split, the outside players will try to influence the situation, to bet on one, then on another country's leadership, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
According to him, foreign players, especially from outside the region, did not care about the fate of the Libyan people, the fate of the Libyan state, they state simply destroyed. "They were betting on one of the Libyan parties in their geopolitical games, completely ignoring the opinion of the African Union and the attempts of the African Union to normalize the situation," said Lavrov after talks with Algerian counterpart in Moscow, adding that "it was criminal conduct NATO colleagues."
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova urged the competent authorities in the United States to ensure the proper attitude towards the media in accordance with international obligations after the attack on Russian journalists in Portland.
In conversation with reporters, she said that "today in the United States attacked police officers had been the crew of the "First channel"... journalists had been applied physical strength, damaged professional equipment."
Any attempt to make a perpetual arms embargo against Iran as illegitimate, such actions by the US will not have success, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"The UN security Council has not imposed the arms embargo in the full sense of the word against the Islamic Republic of Iran, the security Council imposed a permissive treatment of supplies of certain weapons to Iran, this regime is applicable for a limited period, that period expires in October and any attempt to somehow take advantage of the current situation, to extend the regime, and there are more to enter an indefinite arms embargo have no legal grounds nor political, nor moral," - Lavrov said at a press conference after talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Moscow.
Official to represent the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the report of the Committee of the British Parliament about alleged Russian intervention in British politics, calling it "Russophobia in the fake cut".
The intelligence Committee of the British Parliament on Tuesday published a report on "Russian intervention" in British politics.
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, after being hit in the black list in the United States stated that "taking the fight" and "will continue to be interesting."
He signed a photo in the telegram, which is in the storage room for weapons.
The Russian foreign Ministry in its report has confirmed the abduction of seven Russians from the tanker in the Gulf of Guinea, pirates have not yet made any demands.
"According to information of the Embassy of Russia in Abuja and Cotonou, July 17, in the Gulf of Guinea, 210 nautical miles off the coast of Benin in international waters, an attack on a tanker Curacao Trader. The bandits took hostage 13 people, 19 members of the crew. Among them seven Russians", - stated in the message of the Russian foreign Ministry.
Pulling pseudoabstinence against Russia of involvement in the hacker attack on the Bundestag in 2015, Germany has demonstrated an emergency Western solidarity or "pay off" from the US for "shamelessly" claim "Nord stream 2", the Director of the Department of international information security, the Russian foreign Ministry Andrey Krutskikh.
"It is surprising that five years, this is obviously absurd case collecting dust, no one cared, waited for the right moment, and now suddenly "exploded". One gets the impression that, having made pseudoabstinence against Russia, the Germans completed the ritual forced Western solidarity in the face of considerable pressure for Washington and, perhaps, even cynical - thus the "pay off" from its "big brother" for the brazen claims on the "Nord stream 2," said cruit in an interview with the magazine "international life".
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova told RIA Novosti about the details of the organization "African tour" – export of Russian citizens to the homeland from several African countries.
From 16 to 20 July is "African tour" - a complex logistics export a flight that will allow you to return home, dozens of Russian citizens from the most remote corners of Africa. The route covered seven countries: 16-17 July - Tanzania, Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon
The Russian foreign Ministry has received written assurances from the Government of national consensus (NTC) of Libya, which controls Tripoli, the problem with the release of the Russians Maxim Shugaley and Samir Safana from the Libyan prison will be resolved in the near future, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova.
The diplomat recalled that the Russian foreign Ministry has included in this work immediately after receiving through informal channels late information about the illegal arrest of the Russians in Tripoli in may 2019. "He sent the relevant signals to the national consensus Government through its Embassy in Moscow. In nainom key regularly bring the subject up at the meetings with representatives of the Tripoli authorities, seeking the immediate and unconditional release of M. A. S. Shugaley and Safana," - said Zakharov. In particular, according to her, the demand was put forward by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Deputy Chairman of the NTC, Ahmed Mitiga and foreign Minister Mohammad Siala during their reception in Moscow in June.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Emirati counterpart Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan topical issues of bilateral and regional agenda, the parties called for an early cessation of hostilities in Libya, said Friday the Russian foreign Ministry.
The conversation between the two Ministers was held on the initiative of the UAE side.
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Andrey Rudenko discussed with EU special representative for South Caucasus, Mr. Toivo Klaar, the situation on the border of Azerbaijan and Armenia, as well as the situation on the border of Georgia and South Ossetia, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
Telephone conversation with Rudenko Klaar took place on Friday at the initiative of the EU.
In the Council of Europe need to form a constructive, positive and unifying agenda for the future after a pandemic coronavirus to achieve a greater unity between the member States of the organization, said the senior adviser of Department of European cooperation (DOS) of the MFA of Russia Ekaterina Gorbatova.
She noted that in these circumstances the Council of Europe has paid great attention to this subject and proved himself as a guardian, a defender of the values of the Council of Europe in face of the restrictive measures.
The foreign Ministry will work out suggestions on the response to the limitation of the Russian media in the Baltic States, said the official representative of the guardian Maria Zakharova.
"We - I mean the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia studied the appropriate treatment and we do this in order to develop proposals for action", Zakharova said at the briefing.
Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Andrey Rudenko discussed with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Moscow Polad Bulbul oglu the situation on Azerbaijani-Armenian border and bilateral relations, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
According to the statement, the Russian foreign Ministry, the meeting took place on 16 July.
Russia calls on the parties to the conflict in Libya to prevent a new round of escalation and immediate ceasefire, said on Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
As the diplomat noted, the situation on the ground remains tense, and according to some, "the warring Libyan sides just took a break to regroup for the resumption of the armed confrontation".
The Russian foreign Ministry has prepared a report on human rights in Ukraine: Kiev persecutes journalists, social activists and political opponents, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"The Ministry of foreign Affairs prepared a report on the situation with human rights in Ukraine. It is published on the website of the Ministry of foreign Affairs ... the document reflects the dysfunctional state of Affairs in this field in this country. Fixed systematic violation of fundamental rights, human freedoms," - said Zakharov on the briefing.
Moscow considers the vague and conflicting statements of London about the alleged intervention of Russia in the British parliamentary elections in 2019, no proof of this, said on Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
The British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in a written statement to Parliament says that Russia "almost certainly" tried to intervene in the British elections of 2019, on this fact opened a criminal investigation.
Frequent cases of illegal crossing of the Russian, Abkhaz and South Ossetian borders from the Georgian side indicate the need for early initiation of negotiations with Tbilisi, Sukhum and Tskhinval, the foreign Ministry said.
In the diplomatic Ministry recalled that in June, the outfit of the Russian frontier guards detained three illegally got on the territory of Abkhazia of Georgian citizens. Over the last month and a half of these "illegals" are also found in Russia and South Ossetia. For example, June 13, in Dagestan detained a 24-year-old Georgian without documents. The man was armed with a hunting rifle "Vepr" with 28 rounds.
The Federation Council will direct the appeal to the foreign Ministry with a request to respond to the situation with RT and Sputnik in the Baltic countries, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko on Wednesday at a meeting of the upper house of the Russian Parliament.
So Matvienko responded to the speech of the head of the interim Commission of the Federation Council on information policy Alexei Pushkov, who said that the Commission considers it necessary to introduce personal sanctions against representatives of the authorities of the Baltic States, took the decision in RT and Sputnik.
Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his public service beyond the age limit by another year, the Deputy head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Vershinin, the corresponding decree was published on the official Internet portal of legal information.
"To extend the period of Federal state civil service in excess of the established maximum age limit in government service for one year Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin V.", - the document says.
The mechanism of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria has been used by some external players as a tool for strengthening the country dividing lines, said Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.
According to Nebenzu, quoted the Russian foreign Ministry, the terrorist organization established by the United Nations and yet exercising control over the areas Iglinskiy areas of de-escalation, use of humanitarian assistance of the United Nations as leverage over the civilian population and openly cashing in on the supply.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on Baku and Yerevan for an immediate ceasefire, restraint in the light of those obligations, said Russian foreign Ministry.
According to the Russian foreign Minister Lavrov on Monday held telephone talks with colleagues from Yerevan and Baku.
The foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Russia, Elmar Mammadyarov and Sergei Lavrov discussed by telephone the incident on the border with Armenia, the Russian Minister said about the inadmissibility of the growth of tension in the region and the need to control the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border.
Earlier, the Russian foreign Ministry said that Moscow expresses serious concern about the sharp deterioration of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and is ready to provide necessary assistance to stabilize it.
Moscow expresses serious concern about the sharp deterioration of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and is ready to provide necessary assistance to stabilize the situation, said in a statement the Russian foreign Ministry.
"The foreign Ministry expresses serious concern about the sharp deterioration of the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border on July 12. According to reports, the fighting continued. Used artillery. There are dead and wounded. Our condolences to the family and friends of the victims", - is spoken in the Ministry message.
Amendments to the Constitution will strengthen the foundations of Russian foreign policy aimed at strengthening international security, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"I want to say that the amendments to the Constitution, which received such a powerful endorsement of our voters will no doubt strengthen the foundations of our foreign policy, working to strengthen international security, in search of collective solutions to existing problems. And the fact that we will in the future, to have stronger balance, a clearer line between our domestic laws, constitutional requirements and unfair attempts by some bodies to interpret international law so that these interpretations are inconsistent with the provisions of our Constitution, our constitutional law, I think it's too long overdue step that we're talking about openly," he said in an interview with "Duma TV".
Moscow will respond to any attempt of interference in internal Affairs, said on Friday Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
He noted that the "enemies" of Russia, including many influential Western media will try to use any disinformation against Moscow, including on the subject of coronavirus.
Russia sees the appeal of the Netherlands to the European court of human rights as another blow to relations between the two countries, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, Hague filed a lawsuit against Moscow "for its role" in the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing, the document is under consideration.
Russia is in dialogue with the USA on strategic stability was willing to discuss including the control of new weapons systems, said Friday the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The Minister recalled that the United States consistently insist on the inclusion of the newest Russian weapons systems in the negotiation agenda, that is essentially "preaching to the choir".
The Russian foreign Ministry described the statements of US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Russia vote in the UN security Council on Syria another attempt to distort the facts in favor of selfish interests.
Pompeo previously urged countries to punish Russia and China for the veto when they vote in the UN security Council on the draft resolution, Belgium and Germany, extending by one year the operation of two border crossings ("Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam") on the border of Syria and Turkey to deliver cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria. The mandate of the action the PPC will expire on 10 July.
Russia gave the Republic of Guinea, the ventilator and test systems in humanitarian aid to combat coronavirus infection COVID-19, said the foreign Ministry.
"The tenth of July special flight of the Ministry of defense of Russia in the Republic of Guinea was delivered humanitarian aid to facilitate the strengthening of national capacities in this West African country in combating the spread of novel coronavirus infection, including ventilators, consumables for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the domestic test-systems and reagents for conducting research on COVID-19", - stated in the message of the Ministry.
The Federation Council urged the foreign Ministry and other Executive authorities to impose sanctions against the authorities of the Baltic countries because of the situation with RT and Sputnik.
We are talking about the leadership of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which "grossly violated the principles of freedom of speech and dissemination of information, as well as its obligations to international organizations."
Russia did not agree with Japan on concluding a peace Treaty after resolving the territorial issue, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
As the Minister said, the basis of everything that should determine the future relations between Russia and Japan lies the problem the outcome of the Second world war.
Russia refuses from meeting with US at the highest level, but while such arrangements between the parties there, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"None of the agreements (about the exchange of high level visits between Russia and the United States - ed.) is not concluded, because the agreement about the visit indicate a specific date, a specific city ... But no one refuses the visits," - said Lavrov during an online session, "Primako readings."
Reports of "Russian trace" in the riots in Belgrade are "low-paid", said the Minister.
According to representatives of the foreign Ministry, such statements do to cast a shadow on the Russian-Serbian partnership.
Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Ilya Timokhov said that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has prepared the material with the position of the Ministry regarding the actions of the embassies of the US and Britain hung out the flag of the LGBT community at their embassies in Moscow, as well as the measures taken, including in the legal plane.
Earlier it was reported that the state Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference of foreign States in the internal Affairs of Russia will direct appeal to the foreign Ministry about the emergence of LGBT flags on buildings of the embassies of the United States and Britain in Moscow, said the head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev. Earlier, Deputy speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Pyotr Tolstoy asked the head of the Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference in the Affairs of the Russian Federation Vasily Piskareva to assess the actions of the American and British diplomatic missions, hung out the flag of the LGBT community in their embassies in Moscow and also appreciate the words of the Ambassador of Canada in Russia about the dangers of the amendments to the Constitution, which can be regarded as attempt of pressure upon free will of the citizens.
Moscow denied reports about the alleged involvement of the Chechen authorities to the murder of a Chechen blogger near Vienna, such speculation is irrelevant and only hinder objective investigation, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Currently, we are investigating the circumstances of the incident, including clarification of the citizenship of the killed and detained. Russian Embassy in Austria actively cooperates with the competent bodies of this state," Zakharova said at the briefing.
Trying to spread Israeli sovereignty on the West Bank of the Jordan river not only put an end to the prospect of a two-state solution to the Palestinian problem, but also provoke new and dangerous round of violence in the region, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on the briefing.
"We believe that trying to spread Israeli sovereignty in the Palestinian territory not only put an end to the prospect of a two-state solution, but is likely to provoke new and dangerous round of violence in the region, will further heat up the radical mood of protest," - said Zakharov.
Partners of the Russian Federation are aware of the negative consequences of the US withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, but not ready to take responsibility for the fate of the Treaty itself, the report said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The sixth of July in the video took place the conference of the States parties to the Treaty on open skies (DON) to study the impact of the US withdrawal from the Treaty. The Russian interagency delegation was led by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
If after the US withdrawal from the Treaty on open skies, Washington's allies in NATO decides to give to the Americans information on the contract, this will be known, says head of division for conventional arms control of the Department of non-proliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Oleg Bushuev.
As stated earlier the Russian foreign Ministry, the US should not hope that they will receive the data according to the Treaty on open skies after leaving it. As they said in turn, Deputy foreign Minister Alexander Grushko, the transmission data obtained by the participating countries of the open skies Treaty, third countries which are not its participants, would be a gross violation of the "letter and spirit" of the Treaty, it should be excluded.
Russia will not persuade US to remain within the Treaty on open skies, said the head of the division for conventional arms control of the Department of non-proliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Oleg Bushuev.
Earlier, Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on the results of the virtual conference of the participating countries said that Russia and the United States failed to reconcile the positions, it is unlikely that Washington will reconsider the decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies.
Moscow regrets that no progress on sending in Idlib Syrian humanitarian convoy, as the West insists on the delivery of aid through cross-border deliveries from Turkey, said the foreign Ministry.
There is added that "the representatives of Western countries and specialized humanitarian agencies do not cease to "sound the alarm" to the UN security Council and tell them about the dire situation in Idlib, requiring urgent response". "True, with one caveat – only through cross-border deliveries from Turkey. Such a categorical assertion of a transboundary mechanism at any cost, including the expense of the suffering of civilians, cannot but cause regret," the message reads.
A number of countries tried at the conference for the open skies Treaty impose on Russia responsible for the US withdrawal from the Treaty, defeating the dialogue on the Treaty can only be equitable and mutually respectful, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Monday in an online format was a conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies, which was convened after the decision of the USA to leave the contract.
Russia and the US failed to bring closer the positions, it is unlikely that Washington will reconsider its decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov on the results of the virtual conference of the participating countries.
Monday in an online format was a conference of the countries-participants of the Treaty on open skies, which was convened after the decision of the USA to leave the contract.
The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Director of the Department of information and press Maria Zakharova, commenting on the alleged possible appointment as Ambassador to a country or a transfer to another position, said fully concentrated on the daily routine-and medium-term execution of tasks.
Earlier in the Telegram and the media appeared information that Zakharov received the highest diplomatic rank, Ambassador, allegedly passed approval and is preparing to become Ambassador to one country.
Russia has expressed its intention to abandon development of a ground-based version of the missile "Calibre" to remove American concerns in exchange for the return of the U.S. to implement the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles, which eventually was destroyed by the fault of Washington, said in a commentary the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the report of the US state Department about countries ' compliance with agreements in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.
"Note another remarkable moment, for the first time included in the report of the state Department. So, outright distortion and deliberate misrepresentation of the international community is sending to announced in February 2019 decision of the President of Russia on carrying out R & d on the development of a land version of cruise missiles, sea-based medium-range from the composition of the ship's complex "Caliber". The authors of the report acknowledged that this step was not a violation of the INF Treaty, however hypocritical it is alleged that he supposedly testified about the absence of Russia's intentions to return to compliance with the Treaty", - said the Russian Ministry.
The U.S. position with respect to a possible lowering the threshold of use of nuclear weapons increases the risk of a nuclear conflict, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
In late June the state Department released a report on countries ' compliance with agreements in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. In the Russian Ministry drew attention that in the report the state Department found that section on the issue of nonstrategic nuclear weapons (NSNW) with references to "presidential initiatives" 1991-92 is "voluntary", that is completely optional addition to the document.
Moscow rejects the claims of the US regarding possible Russian violations of the provisions of the biological weapons Convention (BWC), as groundless and untenable, says the commentary of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with the report of U.S. arms control.
In late June the state Department released a report on countries ' compliance with agreements in the field of arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament. In the section on the implementation of the Russian Federation of the provisions of the BTWC, stated that compliance by Moscow for many years a concern of the United States. In particular, it is argued that Russia allegedly not fulfilled its obligations for the destruction or conversion for peaceful purposes of the facilities for production of biological weapons.
The Russian foreign Ministry asks thousands of Russians, previously stuck abroad due COVID-19 and returned home without notice, to return too these them money, relevant messages sent to personal accounts of citizens on the portal and on their email.
"According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs, in view of the fulfilment of obligations to inform about his return to Russia, you were too listed budget in the amount of (...). Offer within five business days from the date of receipt of this notice to return the amount to the budget (...)", - stated in the notifications received by citizens.
Moscow rejects accusations of alleged violations of the Treaty with the United States on the limitation of underground nuclear weapons testing, Washington, in refusing to ratify the comprehensive nuclear-test-ban (CTBT), puts it on the brink of collapse, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
"Expect not supported by any evidence the us claims that Russia has allegedly violated the moratorium on nuclear testing, conducting nuclear experiments, do not correspond to American standards of "zero power". Moreover, the Americans themselves admit that they do not know anything about the number of such experiments in 2019 or whether they do," said the Minister.
Russia strictly observes the moratorium on nuclear testing and complies with all provisions of the Treaty on the comprehensive nuclear test ban (CTBT), said the Russian foreign Ministry.
"Officially confirm that Russia continues to adhere strictly to the announced moratorium on nuclear testing, and to perform the provisions of the CTBT in terms of test ban - despite the fact that the Treaty has not entered into force," - said the Minister.
The foreign Ministry commented on the us report on the observance of agreements in the field of arms control and did not rule out that Washington could abandon the moratorium on nuclear testing.
"The impression is that Washington is preparing the world community to abandon still operating in the US voluntary moratorium on nuclear tests and, as a consequence, to the complete destruction of the Treaty on comprehensive ban of nuclear tests," — said the foreign Ministry.
The US BioLAB Lugar on the territory of Georgia is contrary to the obligations of the Washington and Tbilisi on the Convention on the prohibition of biological and toxin weapons Convention (BTWC), the commentary said Russian foreign Ministry.
The Ministry said that Moscow has serious issues remain in relation to the military biological activity of the Ministry of defense of the United States (directly or through affiliates) in various regions of the world, including in the vicinity of Russian borders.
Moscow is surprised by the reaction of the British foreign Ministry declared "the unacceptability" of Russia's withdrawal from the mechanism deconflicting UN in Syria, which, according to the governing documents of this mechanism was voluntary, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
In the Russian Ministry recalled that the UN deconflicting civilian targets in Syria was founded in 2014 and in fact, it is a unilateral initiative of the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA), which does not rely on the norms of international humanitarian law (IHL) or the UN security Council resolution.
Moscow considers the outrageous decision of the High court of London in a dispute over stored in Britain gold of Venezuela, was the actual rejection of one state to property of another, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
London's high court in a dispute between the Bank of Venezuela and Bank of England about the return of gold bullion to 930 million euros held in the United Kingdom, recognized the legitimacy of the presidency, opposition leader Juan Guido, who illegally declared himself head of state. The Central Bank of Venezuela has declared that will appeal against the decision of the court of London.
US intelligence accused Russia of colluding with the Taliban involved in the drug trade, it is known to every Afghan in Kabul, said the special envoy of the President on Afghanistan, Director of second Asia Department at the Russian foreign Ministry Zamir Kabulov in an interview with "Vesti on Saturday" on TV channel "Russia-1".
"These countless kickbacks from the projects that were there, part of the same wonderful American intelligence that our accused of something in the drug trafficking. They have planes from Kandahar from Bagram fly without checking in anywhere - in Germany, in Romania. How could such a business. Every Afghan in Kabul you will tell, even the lazy ready on the subject to talk about. This mystery is an open secret that everyone already stuffed on edge. All waved as a given," said Kabulov.
Moscow is considering all options following the US decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies, but this is largely dependent on the position and behaviour of other countries participating in the agreement, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"As for the situation when the agreement on November 22, as it is now obvious to everyone, will the USA, and only USA, - in this case our options of our actions remain open. We are not yet ready to no further refining our line," said Ryabkov.
The Russians were not injured during the riots after the assassination of the singer in Ethiopia, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
At least 81 people were killed during protests in Oromia in Ethiopia after the capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa. Famous for its political songs, Hundessa perceived as the mouthpiece of the people of Oromo in the years of anti-government protests that brought to power Prime Minister Abe Ahmed Ali in 2018. On Monday night, the singer was shot.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the U.S. announcement on the amendments to the Constitution of Russia, advised Washington to deal with its internal problems.
The United States expressed on Thursday concern over the vote in Russia on the amendments to the Constitution, the special concern of Washington called "the potential" of Vladimir Putin to remain President of the Russian Federation until 2036, said in a statement by the press Secretary of the state Department of Morgan Ortagus.
Protests in the United States relate to the use in this country, formula of color revolutions, which Washington previously used around the world, and now "the matrix made itself," said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in the air YouTube channel "Soloviev live".
In the United States experienced a series of protests on racial grounds, accompanied by riots, looting and demolition of monuments, the difficult socio-economic situation aggravated because of the pandemic. Riots broke out after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
The charges against the President of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci has demonstrated the failure of the Kosovo statehood, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Previously on 24 June, the special Prosecutor of international court for crimes in Kosovo (SPO) in the Hague announced the charges against the President of the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo of Hashim Thaci's war crimes in 1998-1999.
Adoption of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation do not affect the joint economic activity with Japan on the Kuril Islands, said Deputy foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation was scheduled for 22 April, but then postponed due to the difficult epidemiological situation in the country. Later, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the vote will take place on 1 July. To participate in distance voting were residents of the two pilot regions - Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. It was held from 25 to 30 June.
Reports of Russian intervention in the US presidential election - the political struggle of Moscow's interference in elections in foreign countries is not and can not be, it is technically impossible, but only if the country itself is not ask about it, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador for special assignments of the Russian foreign Ministry Vladimir Churov.
In February, the us media reported that the United States intelligence has warned members of the U.S. house of representatives about the "Russian interference" in the presidential campaign 2020 to help the current head of state Donald Trump.
Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE talks about the direction of a restricted group of observers for the elections of the President of the United States on 3 November, the question of participation of Russia in it will be associated with the receiving of the invitation to ODIHR to observe the elections and in what format, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador for special assignments of the Russian foreign Ministry Vladimir Churov.
"Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE talks about the direction of a restricted group of observers for the elections of the President of the United States. By the way, passed the primaries, the Republican and Democratic parties, is expected in August, the national Congress is an important stage of the election campaign and, finally, November 3rd is to vote in the election of the President of the United States," - said Churov.
Moscow says the deterioration of the situation around the Treaty on comprehensive ban of nuclear tests (CTBT) and urged the eight countries that have not ratified the Treaty and, above all, the United States "to give the green light to" transform this document into a fully functioning international legal instrument, said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
30 June marks the 20th anniversary of Russia's ratification of the Treaty on the comprehensive test ban Treaty (CTBT).
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that wasn't ill by the coronavirus.
"God spared me yet", - Lavrov said, responding to a question in an interview with Anton Krasovsky for the project "Epidemic" on RT.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov does not know yet when we will be open borders, closed because of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus.
Responding to a question about the discovery in an interview with Anton Krasovsky for the project "Epidemic" on RT, the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: "I don't know."
The Russian foreign Ministry has no objection in principle on the issuance of tourist visas for up to five years, but we must gradually move in this direction, said the Deputy Minister, state Secretary, Eugene Ivanov.
The Federal tourism Agency in late April proposed to introduce multiple-entry visas for foreigners for a period up to five years.
The foreign Ministry plans to simplify the conditions of travel to the country to foreign nationals who are close relatives of the Russians, said Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, state Secretary Eugene Ivanov.
"We would like to simplify the conditions of travel to Russia for foreign citizens who are close relatives of citizens of the Russian Federation. Now the Ministry is working on a bill that provides for the possibility of placing them multiple long-term private visas on the basis of the statement in writing of their close relative — the citizen of the Russian Federation. Thereby eliminating the necessity of registration of invitations through territorial bodies of the MIA of Russia", - said the diplomat in interview to the edition "Kommersant".
Politicians and diplomats have commented on the words of the mayor of the district Prague 6 ondřej Kolář, who said that the demolition of the monument to Marshal Ivan Konev to blame the Russian Embassy. They called saying official dirty horseplay and botched attempt to make excuses for their actions.
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Russia has prepared for the UN review on the implementation of the sustainable development goals for 2030, which States that the country has eliminated extreme poverty.
Formed the Analytical center for the government together with the Ministry of economic development, Ministry of foreign Affairs and the Federal service of state statistics.
The agreement on visa-free regime between Russia and Cape Verde will come into force on 4 July this year, said the foreign Ministry.
"The fourth of July 2020 comes into force the agreement between the government of the Russian Federation and the government of the Republic of Cape Verde on mutual abolition of visa requirements, signed in Moscow on 30 April 2019," — said the Ministry.
The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the LGBT flag on the U.S. Embassy's music theme bar "Blue oyster" from the movie "Police Academy".
Earlier, the American Embassy posted on its building in Moscow, the LGBT flag. "Today the U.S. Embassy in Russia celebrates pride flag LGBT people," wrote the Embassy on the page in Facebook.
Kiev has sent Moscow a note of protest because of the Victory parade in the Crimea. This is stated in the statement published on the website of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry.
The Department believes that the celebrations on the Peninsula lead to "an escalation of tensions in Ukrainian-Russian relations."
The threat of terrorism in the context of a pandemic threat takes on a new dimension, says the Director of the Department of new challenges and threats Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Tarabrin.
"This threat is, unfortunately, not relegated to the plan, on the contrary, in the context of the global pandemic it may acquire its new and dangerous dimension. Socio-economic consequences of the crisis in several countries of the world turn into a serious radicalization of public sentiment, creating additional opportunities for international terrorist organizations, including their "sleeper cells", to recruit their supporters, the terrorist attacks and the outreach of shares, including through "new viral threats," said Tarabrin during the annual OSCE conference on review of problems in the field of security.
A number of States are sabotage efforts to change the functions of the UN security Council increasingly demonstrated a lack of interest in compromise that undermines the role of the security Council as a body, acting on the basis of consensus, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Department of international organizations Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Pyotr Ilyich.
With regard to the Security Council, which bears primary responsibility for maintaining international peace, then more recently to address this important body, more often heard accusations of inefficiency, the diplomat added.
The US and Russia in Vienna confirmed the launch of the working group on space and a number of others intend to hold their meetings promptly, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
Russian-American consultations on strategic stability issues on Monday ended in Vienna. The Russian delegation at the negotiations was headed by Ryabkov, us - special envoy of the U.S. President for arms control Marshall Billingsley. The consultation lasted about ten hours.
The rumors about the presence in Libya "Russian mercenaries" based on unreliable information, many of the data clearly rigged, while Moscow has information that Libya is foreign military personnel from other countries, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Department of international organizations Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Pyotr Ilyich.
Earlier in the Western media there were publications about the confidential report of group of experts alleging that employees of PMCs "Wagner", as well as some other companies are present in Libya and support the forces of the Khalifa the Haftarot.