Official website of the Russian Embassy in Jamaica
Monday, 20-08-2018
Official website of the Russian Embassy in Jamaica
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Address: 22 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8, Jamaica
Phone: +1 (876) 924-1048 fax: +1 (876) 925-8290
In case of emergency
situation - + 1 (876) 456-54-86

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Diplomatic relations between the USSR and Jamaica were established on the 12th of March 1975. In January 1992, Jamaica recognized the Russian Federation as the successor state of the Soviet Union. Throughout all this time, Russia and Jamaica have been developing ties in the political, economic, humanitarian and other spheres. Traditionally friendly feelings of the peoples of Russia and Jamaica towards each other have always been contributing to the aspiration to widen and strengthen bilateral relations as well as intensify cooperation on the international arena.

Since 27th May 2016, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Jamaica is His Excellency Vladimir Vinokurov.

Since December 2013, the non-resident Ambassador of Jamaica to the Russian Federation (with headquarters in Berlin, Germany) is Her Excellency Margaret Jobson.



Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions following a meeting of Turkish ambassadors and permanent representatives at international organisations, Ankara, August 14, 2018

Esteemed Mr Minister, my dear friend, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank our Turkish friends for the opportunity to speak before the ambassadors and permanent representatives of Turkey abroad...

The 8th Circle of Light International Festival - Moscow, September 21, 2018

Moscow Will Shine Bright Again! A significant event and a tourist pearl of the Moscow autumn, the Festival awaited by the citizens and visitors of the capital every year – the 8th Circle of Light International Festival is going to become the most striking open-air event.   The Festival is opening on September 21, 2018 with a multimedia show which is called the Carnival of Light at the Grebnoy Channel...

Foreign Ministry statement

We strongly condemn the assassination attempt on the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on August 4, 2018, which left seven people injured...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at the news conference following the Russia-ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Singapore, August 2, 2018

A regular Russia-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting took place in the framework of the Russia-ASEAN partnership...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at a joint news conference following Russian-Japanese 2+2 foreign and defence ministerial consultations, Moscow, July 31, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, As per the decision of President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, which they adopted during their talks in Moscow in late May this year, we have held the third round of 2+2 foreign and defence ministerial consultations. Both sides expressed readiness to promote practical interaction in the sphere of security...

Article by Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov, published by the South African magazine Ubuntu on July 25, 2018

Unofficial translation   It is highly symbolic that BRICS is returning to Africa in 2018 which marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, a prominent political and public figure of a global scale...

Comment by the Information and Press Department on developments in Syria

Recent comments by an official spokesperson of the US State Department following a telephone conversation between Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have drawn attention in Moscow. In a peremptory manner typical of the United States, Russia was alleged to be failing to meet its obligations in southwestern Syria...

Press release on the conference of ambassadors and permanent representatives of the Russian Federation

On July 19 and 20, 2018, the biennial conference of ambassadors and permanent representatives of Russia was held in Moscow. The highlight of the conference was an address made by President Vladimir Putin at the beginning of the first plenary session...

Showcase of the Russian culture in Kingston, Jamaica

This Friday, July 13th, in Kingston, Sagicor Group Jamaica in cooperation with the Russian Embassy in Jamaica, held a showcase of the Russian cultural traditions.   The event was organized within the frameworks of the contest, dedicated to cultural traditions of countries-participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, hosted by the Russian Federation.   The presentation displayed Russian traditional cuisine, household items, music and dances. The showcase was held in a friendly, warm atmosphere.   Photo Gallery:

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions following the Joint Commission ministerial meeting of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Vienna, July 6, 2018

A meeting of the Joint Commission of the countries participating in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on resolving the situation around the Iranian nuclear programme at the level of foreign ministers took place...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a joint news conference following talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Al Safadi, Moscow, July 4, 2018

We had detailed talks on the situation in the region and the state of our bilateral relations. We focused particularly on a Syria settlement based on UN Security Council Resolution 2254, including respect for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of that country. We expressed satisfaction with very close and meaningful interaction between our countries on the Syrian settlement as part of the tripartite – with the participation of the United States – monitoring centre in Amman and the Astana format, in which Jordan participates as an observer. We appreciate our Jordanian friends’ efforts to promote the agreement on reconciliation between the Syrian government and the opposition forces near the Syrian-Jordanian border...

Foreign Minister S.Lavrov’s interview with Channel 4, Moscow, June 29, 2018

Question: Foreign Minister, the summit is happening in Helsinki...


Building of the Russian Embassy in Kingston


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