In the Russian Foreign Ministry communiqué, it is detailed that Lavrov also praised China’s readiness to play a positive role in the solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
The Ministry also unfolded there was an exchange of views on the situation around Ukraine and the prospects for resolving the conflict.
Lavrov confirmed Moscow’s commitment to a political and diplomatic settlement of the conflict, ‘noting the serious obstacles created by the Ukrainian side and its Western overseers to the resumption of peace talks.’
The Ministry stressed that both sides expressed their readiness to further strengthen Russian-Chinese foreign policy interaction ‘invariably aimed at maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world as a whole.’
Li Hui’s visit to Moscow is part of the European tour of the delegation of Chinese diplomats to resolve the Ukrainian conflict.
Earlier, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin stated that the Chinese emissary would visit Russia, Germany, Poland, Ukraine and France and previously on May 16-17, Li Hui also visited Kiev.