India pledges support to end Ukraine conflict through dialogue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday pledged his country’s support to resolve the Ukrainian situation through dialogue.

The Indian Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement that Modi met President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the Japanese city of Hiroshima on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit and conveyed New Delhi’s clear support for dialogue and diplomacy to find a way forward.

“Prime Minister noted that the conflict in Ukraine has had a significant impact on the whole world. He, however, stressed that for him, this is not a political or economic issue but an issue of humanity, of human values,” the statement said. He also hailed Ukraine’s cooperation in the safe evacuation of Indian students.

Leaders of G7 countries; a global platform of the most powerful economies in the world including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK the US and Japan, are to discuss several issues of global importance including economic resilience, economic security, nuclear disarmament, regional issues, energy security, climate change, food security and health.

Japan, which is holding the G7 presidency, also invited Australia, Brazil, Comoros, Cook Islands, India, Indonesia, South Korea and Vietnam.

Source: Kuwait News Agency