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S Jaishankar, Ukraine Foreign Minister Discuss Evacuation Of Indian Nationals

S Jaishankar said he stressed that India supports diplomacy and dialogue as a “way out”.

New Delhi:

Ahead of a special vote at the UN Security Council on Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Friday spoke to Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and shared his assessment of the current situation in Ukraine.

Mr Jaishankar said he emphasized India’s support for diplomacy and dialogue as a “way out”.

“The call you received from Ukarain FM @DmytroKuleba. He shared his assessment of the current situation. I emphasize that India supports diplomacy & communication as a way out,” Mr Jaishankar tweeted.

“Address the concerns of Indian countries, including students. Appreciate your support for their safe return,” he added.

The UN Security Council is set to vote on Friday evening on a resolution on Russia’s military action in Ukraine and the escalating situation in the Eastern European country.

The decision is set to condemn Russia’s most powerful military service in Ukraine, which has provoked widespread anger by Western powers.

Asked at a press conference on Thursday about India’s position on the UN Security Council resolution on the Ukraine crisis, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said India had seen and the New Delhi stand would depend on the final design of his speech.

“I was told that would make big changes. We will wait to see what shape the decision takes before deciding ourselves and the position we will take on the matter,” he said.

Amid rising tensions in Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, calling for an end to the violence and calling for joint efforts by all parties to return to the negotiating table. city ​​government.

Mr Jaishankar even had a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and stressed that dialogue and diplomacy were the best way forward to tackle the crisis.

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