“…The QUAD is, with the doable exception of India being considerably shaky on a few of this, however Japan has been extraordinarily robust, so is Australia, when it comes to coping with Putin’s aggression,” the US President stated on Monday (US time) whereas speaking about world punitive measures in opposition to Russia.
This was the second time that the US President commented on India’s place on the Ukraine disaster over the past month and comes shut on the heels of the India-Japan annual summit and India-Australia summit the place India maintained a balanced place on the disaster however sharp feedback from the Japanese PM in opposition to Russia.
Biden’s feedback got here as US Below Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland visited India and met Overseas Minister S Jaishankar in addition to Overseas Secretary Harsh Shringla to debate the Ukraine state of affairs, amongst different points. ET has learnt that whereas the 2 sides have had ahead wanting dialogue on South Asia and Indian Ocean Area, both sides offered their very own views and perspective on Ukraine on the conferences. Nuland didn’t make any public feedback on her conferences however it’s understood she had a greater understanding of India’s place, extremely positioned sources indicated to ET.
Modi, Johnson Talk about Ukraine
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK PM Boris Johnson had an in depth dialogue on the state of affairs in Ukraine with the PM reiterating India’s enchantment for cessation of hostilities and a return to the trail of dialogue and diplomacy.
The 2 leaders additionally mentioned problems with bilateral pursuits and agreed on the additional deepening cooperation in varied, based on a PMO assertion.