PM Modi speaks to Russian President Putin amid ongoing Ukrainian crisis: PMO
Ukraine -Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to the Russian president Vladimir Putin regarding the annexation of Ukraine.
Late on Thursday, PM Modi dialed the Russian counterpart urging him to end the violence in Ukraine which started in the morning. Ukraine had appealed to India to intervene in the matter post which Modi contacted the Russian leader to speak to him about the development.
The Indian Prime Minister’s office released a statement saying that the call was for “concerted efforts from all sides to return to the path of diplomatic negotiations and dialogue”. India stuck to its previous claims of having a proper dialogue with NATO groups in order to solve ties.
Putin briefed Modi about developments in Ukraine from his end post in which the Indian leader discusses concerns about the safety of Indian citizens in Ukraine, especially the students. The topmost priority for India is the safety of these students and their return. The official statement also asserted that no matter what the two teams at either end will continue to maintain dialogue and talk about common interests all this while. The two leaders concluded the phone call supporting each other’s best interest, claims a report.