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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with the National Interest Magazine

Question: I’d like to start by asking you about your forthcoming meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, we’ve read in the press that the two of you may be meeting soon. Sergey Lavrov: So they say. Question: Could you perhaps tell us about your expectations and goals in dealing with Secretary Tillerson? Sergey Lavrov: Well, after the American ...

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Russian Foreign Minister mocks Löfven’s ‘childish’ election interference fears

Sergey Lavrov has labelled Sweden’s Prime Minister “childish” for expressing fears over Russian influence in Sweden’s election next year. Via: thelocal.se In an interview with US magazine National Interest, Lavrov said there was “no proof” Russia was involved in the US elections or has interfered in Germany and France ahead of their respective elections this year.  He then said: “By the ...

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Swedish PM Löfven warns of fake news concerns ahead of 2018 election

There is no reason to believe the 2018 Swedish general election will be exempt from outside attempts to influence it through fake news stories, the country’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has written in an opinion piece.  Via: thelocal.se  In the article in newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN), Löfven cites the 2016 US Presidential election as an example of a foreign state working ...

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Swedish PM to visit Iran in February

Stefan Löfven is set to visit Iran after being invited by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, with trade and Syria on the agenda. Via : thelocal.se The Swedish PM’s visit will take place on the 11th and 12th of February, the Government Offices of Sweden (Regeringskansliet) announced, and will also concern bilateral cooperation and developments in the region. “There are several reasons. ...

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