Japan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Zelensky of Ukraine on Saturday in Hiroshima. This is the first face-to-face meeting of the two leaders since the start of the war between Ukraine and Russia. During this, PM Modi said, Ukraine war is a big issue for the world. The effect of this war is on the whole world. I do not consider it just an issue, but for me it is an issue of economy, politics and humanity.
First leg of three nation tour
PM Modi has arrived in Hiroshima, Japan in the first leg of his three-nation tour. Where he attended the G-7 Summit. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and other officials were present in this meeting. Earlier, PM Modi and Zelensky had talked on the phone several times.
President Zelensky of Ukraine, welcome to Japan 🇯🇵 Great handshake 🤝 pic.twitter.com/6Gy5WUsVag
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After this meeting, President Zelensky of Ukraine informed about this by tweeting. He wrote, ‘Met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Japan’. Along with this, I gave detailed information to the interlocutor about my initiative related to the peace formula of Ukraine. ‘I thank India for supporting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of our country, especially in the fora of international organizations and for providing humanitarian assistance to Ukraine’.
Meeting with US President Joe Biden
Let us tell you that PM Modi has reached Hiroshima, Japan on May 19 to attend the G-7 Summit. Earlier he met Japanese PM Fumio Kishida and US President Joe Biden. In this regard, the PM Office tweeted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a conversation with President Zelensky during the G-7 summit in Hiroshima. PM will now go to Papua New Guinea and Australia after Japan.