New Delhi: Ukraine, which has been facing war for the last one year, is once again looking towards India with hopeful eyes for humanitarian help. Ukraine’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Emin Zhaparova is coming to India on a four-day visit from April 10. During this, they can seek help from India to repair and rebuild the destroyed energy infrastructure in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Zhaparova will also meet Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture Meenakshi Lekhi and Deputy National Security Advisor Vikram Misri. Zhaparova may ask India to send a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin to establish peace. Let us inform that Putin is coming to India in July to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.
Infrastructure destroyed in Ukraine due to war
In fact, the basic facilities have been destroyed due to the war in Ukraine. Ukraine has requested India for humanitarian assistance including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and energy equipment. During his visit, the Deputy Foreign Minister is also expected to invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kiev.
What is India’s stand on the Russia-Ukraine war?
The war between Russia and Ukraine started in February last year. Prime Minister Modi then spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky. India had publicly stated that the war could only be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.
In a phone conversation with President Zelensky on October 4 last year, PM Modi said India is ready to contribute to any peace efforts.
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