Modi speaks with Ukrainian President, advocates for dialogue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and discussed the ongoing conflict in the east European country that is battling Russian forces.
Prime Minister Modi reiterated his call for an early cessation of hostilities and the need to pursue the path of dialogue and diplomacy.
The Prime Minister also expressed his firm conviction that there can be no military solution to the conflict and conveyed India’s readiness to contribute to any peace efforts. He also reiterated the importance of respecting the UN Charter, International Law, and the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.
Prime Minister Modi also emphasised the importance India attaches to the safety and security of nuclear installations, including in Ukraine, PMO said in a statement.
He underlined that endangerment of nuclear facilities could have far-reaching and catastrophic consequences for public health and the environment, the statement added.
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently suggested Moscow could use nuclear weapons over the war in Ukraine.
The two leaders also touched upon important areas of bilateral cooperation, following up on their last meeting in Glasgow in November 2021.