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Russian Foreign Minister in China on First Visit Since War

Sergei Lavrov
Sergei LavrovSource: AFP/Getty Images
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in China for talks on Afghanistan, his first visit to the world’s second-biggest economy since the war in Ukraine started. 

Lavrov’s plane landed Wednesday in the eastern province of Anhui, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Twitter. He’s set to participate in a meeting of foreign ministers of countries bordering Afghanistan, Interfax reported last week.