Moscow. September 19. INTERFAX.RU – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Monday discussed the conflict in Ukraine and informed each other about the content of negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US Presidential National Security Adviser John Sullivan.
“The parties discussed in detail the current state of affairs in Ukraine, noting the futility of attempts to resolve the crisis without taking into account the interests and especially without the participation of Russia,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
It is noted that Lavrov spoke about the main results of the official visit to Russia of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Wang Yi, in turn, informed about the content of negotiations with US Presidential National Security Adviser Sullivan.
In addition, “an in-depth exchange of views took place on issues of interaction at the UN, including the reform of the Security Council. The importance of further deepening effective coordination within the SCO and BRICS was noted, taking into account the growing authority and representativeness of these structures against the backdrop of their expansion, as well as in the G20 “, ASEAN-centric associations, APEC and other international formats,” the Russian Foreign Ministry added.