The Prime Minister's Office gave information in this regard. The two leaders held detailed discussions on the situation in Ukraine.
New Delhi: The two leaders held detailed discussions on the situation in Ukraine. The Prime Minister's Office said that PM Modi reiterated India's constant appeal to end the enmity and return to the path of dialogue and diplomacy. He emphasized India's belief in international law and the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all countries as the basis of the contemporary world order.
According to the PMO, the two leaders also discussed issues of bilateral interest and agreed on the potential to further deepen cooperation in various areas, including trade, technology, investment, defence and security and people-to-people ties. Accordingly, Modi expressed satisfaction at the positive momentum in the ongoing negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement. He also appreciated the progress made in implementing the 'India-UK Roadmap 2030' adopted during the virtual summit between the two leaders last year. The Prime Minister expressed his desire to welcome PM Johnson to India at the earliest, as per mutual convenience.
War continues between Russia-Ukraine
The war between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for almost a month. Due to this, 35 lakh people have left the country so far. Countries around the world are requesting an end to the war between Russia and Ukraine. However, five rounds of talks have also taken place between the two sides to end the war and peace talks. But till now no concrete solution has been found for this. From the United Nations to the Western countries, Russia has demanded to stop the war. But Russia's military is rapidly increasing inside Ukraine. Seeing the worsening of the situation, Israel has said that it is ready to mediate between the two countries.
Ukrainian army expels Russian troops from the suburb of Kyiv
At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has claimed that Russian forces have succeeded in repulsing Kyiv's strategically important suburb of Makarev after a fierce battle in the early hours of Tuesday. At the same time, Russia has intensified attacks on the southern port of Mariupol. Common people leaving the city say that the bombing is continuing. Explosions and gunshots were heard at many places in Kyiv and a plume of black smoke was seen rising from one place in the north. Heavy artillery fire can be heard in the northwest, where Russia has increased pressure to encircle and capture several suburban areas of the capital. This is an important goal for him.