India urges Russia to pursue dialogue, diplomacy to resolve Ukraine conflict
New Delhi: Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with the Defence Minister of Russian Federation, Sergei Shoigu, on October 26, during which he urged Russia to pursue dialogue and diplomacy for an early resolution of the conflict in Ukraine. During the telephonic conversation, both ministers discussed bilateral defence cooperation as well as the deteriorating situation in Ukraine. Defence Minister Shoigu briefed Singh on the evolving situation in Ukraine, including his concerns about possible provocations.
India urges Russia to not resort to nuclear option
Rajnath Singh reiterated India's position on the need to pursue the path of dialogue and diplomacy for an early resolution of the conflict. He pointed out that the nuclear option should not be resorted to by any side as the prospect of the usage of nuclear or radiological weapons goes against the basic tenets of humanity.
The ministers decided to remain in touch for discussing any other relevant issue.
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