Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov said, "If they (the West) want to offer something in terms of resuming relations, then we will seriously consider whether we will need it or not."
- Russia's Foreign Minister said on Monday that Moscow will consider offers of re-establishing ties with the West and think whether that is needed.
- Moscow's goal now is to further develop ties with China.
- "Now that the West has taken a 'dictator's position', our economic ties with China will grow even faster," Lavrov said.
Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden said "Putin is just trying to extinguish a culture. This is more than just a European issue, it's a global issue. The global food crisis may worsen by Russia blocks Ukraine from exporting its grains. As long as Russia continues the war, US will work with its partners," .