Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed the ongoing negotiations between Russia and Ukraine and expressed hope that it would lead to cessation of the conflict.
He suggested that a direct conversation between President Putin and President Zelenskyy may greatly assist the ongoing peace efforts.
Modi spoke on phone with Vladimir Putin on Monday, according to Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
The two leaders discussed the evolving situation in Ukraine.
Putin briefed Modi on the status of negotiations between the Ukrainian and Russian teams.
Modi conveyed his deep concern for the safety and security of the Indian students still remaining in Sumy. President Putin briefed PM Modi about the ongoing measures related to humanitarian corridors for facilitating evacuation of civilians including Indian students.