India is working to stabilize economic interaction with Russia in the face of sanctions imposed by Western countries, and an interagency group is studying issues related to payment mechanisms for settlements with Moscow.
This was announced on April 28 by the official representative of the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arindam Bagchi.
“Our goal was to see how we can stabilize the economic transactions or the economic interaction that we have with Russia in the current environment,” – said Bagci, whose comment was published on the website of the Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
According to him, the sanctions imposed unilaterally by Western countries could also affect India.
“It is possible that these sanctions will affect us, which is why we are holding inter-agency and other discussions to see how we can maintain the stability of our economic ties with Russia, and also to see how we can ensure that our interests will not.” affected” – said the official representative of the Indian Foreign Ministry.
After the launch of a special operation by Russian forces in Ukraine, India abstained from voting in the UN Security Council on the issue of convening a session of the General Assembly devoted to the Ukrainian crisis. This caused serious discontent in Western capitals.