Russian FM Lavrov meets new UN Syria envoy Geir Pedersen

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov welcomes newly appointed UN Syria Envoy Geir Pedersen to Moscow for talks. IMAGES of the top of a meeting between Lavrov and Pedersen

Russian FM Lavrov meets with German counterpart Maas

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas hold a bilateral meeting in Moscow. IMAGES

Lavrov meets Kono amid tensions over disputed Kuril islands

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono amid increasing tensions around the disputed Kuril islands. A decades-long row over the islands lingers as Moscow and Tokyo never signed a peace treaty after World War II due to the territorial dispute over the islands invaded by the Soviet Union in the final days of the war. IMAGES

Russia’s Lavrov delivers speech at Afghanistan Taliban talks

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends talks between Afghan leaders and the Taliban in Moscow. IMAGES