Prime Minister speaks to His Excellency President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spoke earlier today with His Excellency President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine.

President Zelenskyy briefed the Prime Minister in detail about the ongoing conflict situation in Ukraine.  Prime Minister expressed his deep anguish about the loss of life and property due to the ongoing conflict.  He reiterated his call for an immediate cessation of violence and a return to dialogue, and expressed India’s willingness to contribute in any way towards peace efforts.  

Prime Minister also conveyed India’s deep concern for the safety and security of Indian citizens, including students, present in Ukraine.  He sought facilitation by Ukrainian authorities to expeditiously and safely evacuate Indian citizens.