Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India’s offer of help to any manner that will bring peace between Russia and Ukraine. He told this to Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a telephonic conversation after India had abstained from voting against Russia in the United Nations Security Council.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy briefed Modi about the current situation in his country due to the aggression of Russia.
He said he “Informed Modi of the course of repulsing aggression; more than 100,000 invaders are on our land; Insidiously fire on residential buildings and urged him India to give political support in the Security Council.
A statement from PMO said President Zelenskyy briefed the Prime Minister in detail about the ongoing conflict situation in Ukraine. Prime Minister expressed his deep anguish about the loss of life and property due to the ongoing conflict.
He reiterated his call for an immediate cessation of violence and a return to dialogue and expressed India’s willingness to contribute in any way towards peace efforts.
Prime Minister also conveyed India’s deep concern for the safety and security of Indian citizens, including students, present in Ukraine. He sought facilitation by Ukrainian authorities to expeditiously and safely evacuate Indian citizens.