New Delhi. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has been waging a war against Russia for more than a year, sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In this letter, he asked Prime Minister Modi to send additional humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
The request comes at a time when Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Emin Japarova is on a three-day visit to India. Japarova delivered this letter from President Zelensky addressed to Prime Minister Modi during his meeting with Indian Deputy Foreign Minister Meenakshi Lekhi yesterday. In this letter, Ukraine requested additional humanitarian supplies, including medicines and medical equipment.
Giving this information in a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that “the Ukrainian minister also proposed that the reconstruction of infrastructure in Ukraine can be an opportunity for Indian companies”. According to the statement, it was agreed that the next Intergovernmental Commission between the two countries would be held in India on a mutually agreed date.
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Expressed desire for strong ties with India
Expressing her desire to increase relations with India, Japarova said, “India can play a big role. We respect the decisions of sovereign countries. India is also building relationships with other countries. It’s up to you to decide, it’s in your interest. He said Ukraine was ready to share important military technologies and expertise with India.
Japarova also said, “There are many similarities between India and Ukraine in many ways. There are many opportunities to deepen our bilateral relations. This is just the beginning of our conversation. At the same time, in response to a question, he said that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would like to address the G-20 summit in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky several times since the conflict with Russia began in February last year. In a phone conversation with Zelensky on October 4 last year, Prime Minister Modi said there could be ‘no military solution’ to the problem and that India was ready to help with peace efforts. .
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