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Israel demands apology after Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says Hitler "had Jewish origins"

Israel demanded an apology from Russia on Monday, calling the Russian foreign minister's recent comments about Adolf Hitler and antisemitism an "outrageous statement and a terrible historic mistake." In an interview with an Italian television show on Sunday, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said he believes Adolf Hitler had Jewish roots and suggested Jewish people may be the worst anti-Semites.
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With a military intervention in Ukraine off the table, and countries around the world looking to heap more financial punishment on Moscow, the United States, Britain and European Union said Friday they will move to sanction Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The EU’s unanimous decision, part...
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Saifuddin holds telephone conversation with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): Malaysian Foreign minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday (Feb 8), discussing areas of potential cooperation and collaboration at the regional and bilateral levels. Saifuddin in sharing this through his Twitter handle, said that during the...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Before Their Meeting

FOREIGN MINISTER LAVROV: (Via interpreter) State Secretary, colleagues, we’re very grateful to you for this proposal to hold talks in Geneva in the context of the work that was started on the security guarantees. When you made the phone call to me and proposed that we meet to achieve greater clarity with regard to our concerns, we believed that to be a very good idea, because we believe that it would help you come up with concrete answers to our concerns, to our proposals, and, if need be, to come up with counter proposals.
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The stakes were high today as Secretary of State Antony Blinken sat down with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. The U.S. and its allies are trying to stave off a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and Blinken says Russia has a choice to make.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) ANTONY BLINKEN: It can choose the path of diplomacy that can lead to peace and security or the path that will lead only to conflict, severe consequences and international condemnation. ELLIOTT: Blinken also traveled to Ukraine and to Germany this week to make sure U.S. allies...
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