Ukraine seeks visit by India PM Modi, stronger political ties-Ukrainian minister

Emine Dzhaparova, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine speaks following her address to the United Nations Security Council at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., January 12, 2023. REUTERS/Mike Segar

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister on Monday (APril 10, 2023) said Kyiv has sought a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials while adding that the South Asian country should be more involved in resolving the war in Ukraine.

Emine Dzhaparova told broadcaster CNBC TV18 in an interview that it was expected India will invite Ukrainian officials to participate in G20 events in September while adding that New Delhi should intensify political dialogue with Kyiv.

Dhzhaparova is on a four-day visit to New Delhi. Speaking to reporters earlier in the day, she said India should be pragmatic in securing its resources, including energy and defence equipment.



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