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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s opening remarks at a meeting with Foreign...

Mr Minister, Colleagues, It is a pleasure to welcome you to Moscow. We recently met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly...

2018 Bolgar Readings Takes Place in Tatarstan (VIDEO)

The Bolgar Islamic Academy is hosting the second edition of the Bolgar Readings, a conference on new developments in the Islamic world.

Xmas Marked in Syria for 1st Time Since War Started

Syrian Christians have marked Christmas for the first time since the civil war started. Christmas trees and decorations again adorn the streets after seven years...

Minnikhanov Awards Renowned ME Expert (PHOTOS)

  RIW Group Chairman and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov has awarded Vitaly Naumkin, Vice-President for Research of the Oriental Studies Institute, with the Duslyk order...

Umayyad Dynasty Mosque Being Restored in Syria (VIDEO)

The mosque of the Umayyad Dynasty was almost completely destroyed during the fighting in Aleppo but the UNESCO World Heritage site is now being...

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova

Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi’s visit to the Russian Federation   On December 28, Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with news agency Rossiya Segodnya

Question: The election cycle will begin in the United States in 2019. Should we expect relations to further worsen, or can we hold out hope...

Muslims of Russia Photobook Launched in Russia

The RIW Group has presented a new book documenting the life of the Russian Ummah on December 19. RIW Group Chairman Rustam Minnikhanov is...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions during...

Ladies and gentlemen, We had good and substantive talks on a wide range of issues of mutual interest in the context of regional events and...

Press Overview: Russia’s Role in ME

Solving Middle East's myriad problems needs tough-minded approach Rudaw To be sure, the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the chaotic regime change there indirectly created the...

Joint Statement by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic...

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana...

Russian FM Attends 39th Meeting of the BSEC Council of Foreign...

Mr Chairperson, colleagues, First, I would like to express gratitude to our Azerbaijani friends for their warm welcome and traditional hospitality. We highly appreciate Azerbaijan’s activity...

Russian FM’s Q&A After 39th Meeting of the BSEC Council of...

A regular meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Council of Foreign Ministers has concluded in Baku. Our Azerbaijani friends’ chairmanship was effective,...

Russian FM Meets President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev

Mr Aliyev, I would like to thank you very much for giving me this opportunity to meet with you ahead of tomorrow’s events sponsored by...

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Thousands of Syrians return to Idlib after Turkey-Russia deal https://www.middleeastmonitor.com More than 50,000 displaced Syrians have returned to Idlib province since Turkey and Russia signed an agreement to create a 15-20 kilometre demilitarised zone in the...
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The UN Economic and Social Council has awarded Special consultative status to the Russia - Islamic World strategic vision group. The decision was taken at the UN body's coordination and management meeting on July...

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Lavrov: Russia, Iran, Turkey Summit Date Set

The date for the next Russia, Iran, Turkey summit in Tehran will be announced promptly, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a press...

Russian Deputy FM Meets Syrian Opposition Leader in Cairo

During his trip to Egypt, Mikhail Bogdanov talked to Ahmad Jarba, leader of Syria’s Tomorrow opposition movement.

The final communiqué of the first meeting of Group of strategic...

We – the representatives of Russia and a number of OIC member countries gathered in Moscow for the first meeting of Group of strategic...

RIW Group Chairman Inspects New Kazan Mosque

RIW Group Chairman and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov reviewed progress in construction of a new mosque in Kazan. The inspection tour was joined by...

Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu: “Islamophobia is one of the major reasons in...

What should be done to eliminate the contradictions between Sunnis and Shiites? First, we have to understand in an analytical way what the differences are...