Chief of Russian diplomacy

­Today my guest is Sergey Lavrov.

The long-awaited START treaty has been ratified by the State Duma and was signed by President Medvedev early this year. The document is the main tool which prevents an arms race and secures power balance. But while it is quiet in the West, the Arab East, and namely Egypt, is a serious concern for Russian diplomacy. What other big events are expected in the international arena this year? We ask the Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov.