French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached “a broad understanding of each other’s positions” on the situation in Ukraine during their meeting in Paris. This was announced by Indian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vinay Kvatra. The Elysee Palace said the parties condemned the killing of civilians in Ukraine and called for a ceasefire.
“In Ukraine, a broad understanding of everyone’s position has been achieved. The leaders of both countries agreed that close coordination and interaction is important for India and France to play a constructive role in the evolving situation,” Mr. Quatra said during a briefing. press (quoted by “RIA News”).
To message The Elysée said the parties “unreservedly condemn the killing of civilians in Ukraine and call for the immediate cessation of hostilities”, and also call for respect for the UN Charter and respect for the sovereignty and integrity territorial states.
During the conversation, the parties also discussed the situation in Afghanistan, cooperation in the field of security and space, and trade relations. Mr Macron announced France’s support for India’s inclusion as a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
About India’s position on the Ukrainian crisis – in the document “Kommersant” “India asks everyone to desukrainize”.
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