Russia-Ukraine war: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky over phone over the ongoing war crisis, government sources said. Ukraine and Russia are at war for 12 days now.
According to sources, the phone call lasted for about 35 minutes where the two leaders discussed the evolving situation in Ukraine. PM Modi also appreciated the continuing direct dialogue between Russia and Ukraine, it added. It was the second telephonic conversation between Modi and Zelenskyy after the conflict began in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Modi thanked President Zelensky for the help extended by Ukraine in the evacuation of Indian nationals from war-torn country. He also sought continued support in ongoing evacuation efforts from Sumy. Around 700 Indian students are stranded in Sumy amid intense fighting between Russian and Ukrainian troops.