“Now that the West is taking the position of a dictator, our economic ties with China will grow even faster,” Lavrov said as part of the Gymnasium project.

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According to him, this provides an opportunity for the implementation of plans for the rise of the Far East and Eastern Siberia.

The minister added that Russia and China have common interests in upholding the principles of justice and multipolarity in international affairs. 

Earlier, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the BRICS countries have already become the core of a multipolar world.