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‘A direct conversation with President Zelenskyy may greatly assist the ongoing peace efforts’: PM Modi to Russian President Vladimir Putin

PM Modi conveyed his deep concern for the safety of stranded Indians while President Putin briefed him about the ongoing measures taken to facilitate their evacuation.

PM Narendra Modi has spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a phone call on Monday 7th March 2022. In his conversation with Putin, PM Modi suggested that a direct conversation between him and President Zelenskyy may greatly assist the ongoing peace efforts to solve the ongoing Ukraine Russia crisis.

On 7th March 2022, Press Information Bureau has published a press release regarding this telephonic talk between the two leaders. It is said in the press release that the two leaders have discussed the evolving situation in Ukraine. President Putin has briefed PM Modi about the status of negotiations between the two countries involved in the conflict.

The press release by the PIB states, “The two leaders discussed the evolving situation in Ukraine. President Putin briefed Prime Minister Modi on the status of negotiations between the Ukrainian and Russian teams. Prime Minister Modi welcomed the ongoing negotiations between Russia and Ukraine and expressed hope that they would lead to the cessation of the conflict. He suggested that a direct conversation between President Putin and President Zelenskyy may greatly assist the ongoing peace efforts.”

It further says, “Prime Minister Modi conveyed his deep concern for the safety and security of the Indian students still remaining in Sumy. President Putin briefed Prime Minister about the ongoing measures related to humanitarian corridors for facilitating the evacuation of civilians including Indian students.”

The Russia Ukraine war started on 24th February 2022 and PM Modi had immediately spoken to President Vladimir Putin on the same day about the safety and evacuation of the Indian citizens in Ukraine. Operation Ganga has successfully brought back more than 13000 Indians who were stranded in the war-hit Ukraine.

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