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Ukraine war: The meeting comes between the overseas minister and S Jaishankar comes days after India and the US held 2+2 ministerial talks the place, aside from bilateral ties, the Ukraine battle was additionally a matter of dialogue.

At the meeting between overseas minister S Jaishankar and UN chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday, the Ukraine war, its international impact and the Afghanistan disaster got here up for a dialogue. The world has been on an edge ever for the reason that war began in Ukraine on February 24. India has repeatedly urged for the cessation of violence, and most not too long ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally raised considerations with US president Joe Biden.

“A wide ranging discussion with UNSG @antonioguterres. Exchanged views on the global impact of the Ukraine conflict, especially on food and energy security. Implications for developing countries are serious. (sic)” the overseas minister tweeted.

In one other publish, he wrote: “Spoke about the latest developments in respect of Afghanistan and Myanmar. Appreciate his interest in working with India to effectively address important contemporary challenges (sic).”

The meeting comes days after India and the US held 2+2 ministerial talks the place, aside from bilateral ties, the Ukraine battle was additionally a matter of dialogue.

As questions got here up about India’s Russian energy imports, S Jaishankar underlined that “every country needs to look for its energy security”. He additionally mentioned that India’s month-to-month Russian energy import was “less than Europe’s in an afternoon”. The remark drew vast reward.

The Ukraine war enters the 51st day on Friday and the UN has warned the battle will have an effect on small international locations.

Earlier this week, PM Modi had mentioned that India was prepared to produce meals shares to the world if the WTO (World Trade Organization) permitted.



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