China’s special envoy will be received by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. During the meeting, it is planned to discuss the solution of the Ukraine crisis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Earlier, Li Hui held talks with State Secretary of the German Foreign Ministry Andreas Michaelis in Berlin. There he said that Beijing would support European countries in resolving the Ukraine crisis, starting with addressing its root causes.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin previously announced the dispatch of a Chinese special envoy. Starting May 15, Li Hui planned to visit Ukraine, Poland, France, Germany and Russia to discuss a political solution to the Ukraine crisis.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry also reported that on May 16 and 17, Li Hui met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the head of his office Andriy Yermak, Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba, as well as with representatives of the ministries of defense, energy and infrastructure. .