OREANDA-NEWS  The visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to China immediately after difficult negotiations between representatives of Beijing and Washington in Alaska is not directed against other states. This information was reported by the official representative of the PRC Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.

When asked whether Lavrov's visit to the PRC was specially organized immediately after the talks in Alaska, Hua Chunying noted that the development of relations between Russia and China is not aimed against any other states.

She added that China, Russia and the United States are members of the UN Security Council, and each of the countries is responsible for international security.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived on Monday for a visit to the Chinese city of Guilin. In an interview with the Chinese media, he said about the need to reduce sanctions risks for Russia through strengthening technological independence and the use of alternative world currencies and international payment systems to the dollar.

On Tuesday, March 23, Lavrov is scheduled to hold talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang I. It is expected that the ministers will discuss the strategic interaction of the two countries and the organization of contacts at the highest and high levels.