Vladimir Putin has obtained a stinging rebuke from Narendra Modi, with India’s President telling his Russian counterpart it was not the time for warfare throughout remarks throughout a televised assembly in Uzbekistan. Putin has repeatedly mentioned Russia just isn’t remoted as a result of it may well look eastwards to main Asian powers resembling China and India.
However at a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Mr Modi made his considerations plain.
Talking throughout a gathering within the historic Uzbek Silk Street metropolis of Samarkand, he mentioned: “I do know that at this time’s period just isn’t an period of warfare, and I’ve spoken to you on the cellphone about this.”As Modi made the comment, Russia’s paramount chief since 1999 pursed his lips, glanced at Modi after which appeared down earlier than touching the hair on the again of his head.
Putin advised Modi that he understood the Indian chief had considerations about Ukraine, however that Moscow was doing every little thing it may to finish the battle.
He replied: “I do know your place on the battle in Ukraine, the considerations that you simply continually categorical. We are going to do every little thing to cease this as quickly as attainable.”
He insisted Ukraine had rejected negotiations. Ukraine has mentioned it is going to battle till it drives all Russian troops from its land.
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