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India reiterates finish to hostilities, return to dialogue in Ukraine: Jaishankar at UN Security Council

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Press Trust of India

Iterating on PM Narendra Modi’s assertion to Vladimir Putin that this can’t be an period of struggle, India known as for the cessation of hostilities amid the Russia-Ukraine struggle.

India reiterated want for fast cessation of all hostilities amid Russia Ukraine battle. (PTI/FILE)

HIGHLIGHTSRussia-Ukraine struggle began in February 2022.India has known as for cessation of violence and struggle on the UN.Russia is dealing with heavy sanctions by international locations, notably the West.

India on Thursday informed the UN Security Council that the necessity of the hour is to finish the battle in Ukraine and return to dialogue and stated the nuclear subject is a selected nervousness, underlining Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion to Russian President Vladimir Putin that this can’t be an period of struggle.

“The trajectory of the Ukraine conflict is a matter of profound concern for the entire international community. The future outlook appears even more disturbing. The nuclear issue is particular anxiety,” External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar informed the 15-nation UN Security Council briefing on Ukraine’s ‘Fight in opposition to impunity’.

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The briefing, chaired by French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna, was held Thursday as world leaders gathered within the UN headquarters for the high-level 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Addressing the Council briefing had been UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly and Foreign Ministers of different UNSC members.

Jaishankar informed the Council that in a globalised world, the impression of the battle is being felt even in distant areas. “We have all experienced its consequences in terms of SURGING costs and actual shortages of food grains, fertilizers and fuel.”

“On this core too, there are good grounds to be nervous about what awaits us,” he stated.

India has not but condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and it has been sustaining that the disaster should be resolved by way of diplomacy and dialogue.

On Wednesday, Jaishankar met Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal on the UN headquarters right here and apprised him of India’s principled place that emphasises cessation of all hostilities and returns to dialogue and diplomacy.

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