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United Nations: India told the UN Security Council on Thursday that it needed time to end the conflict in Ukraine and return to dialogue and said the nuclear issue was a particular concern, underscoring Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim to Russian President Vladimir Putin that this could not happen. An era of war.

“The trajectory of the Ukraine conflict is of deep concern to the entire international community. The outlook for the future looks even more worrying. The nuclear issue is a particular concern,” Foreign Minister S Jaishankar told a briefing of the 15-nation UN Security Council. Ukraine’s ‘fight against impunity’.

The briefing, chaired by French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna, took place on Thursday as world leaders gathered at UN headquarters for the high-level 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

The Council briefing was addressed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Secretary James Cleverley and other UNSC foreign ministers. members

Jaishankar told the council that in a globalized world, the effects of conflict are being felt even in remote areas. “We have all felt the consequences in terms of rising costs and real shortages of food grains, fertilizers and fuel.”

“Even at this core, there is good reason to be concerned about what lies ahead,” EAM said India has yet to condemn Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and maintains that the crisis should be resolved through diplomacy and dialogue.

On Wednesday, Jaishankar met Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shamihal at the UN headquarters here and apprised him of India’s policy position which emphasized cessation of all hostilities and a return to dialogue and diplomacy.


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