PM Modi holds high-level meeting on Ukraine crisis

As per sources, some Union Ministers are expected to go to the neighboring countries of Ukraine to coordinate the evacuations of Indians stranded in the crisis-hit nation.

PM Modi holds high-level meeting on Ukraine crisis
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New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, on Monday, called for a high-level meeting on the Ukraine crisis.


News agency ANI mentioned government sources saying that some Union Ministers are expected to go to the neighboring countries of Ukraine to coordinate the evacuations of stranded Indians in the crisis-hit nation.




The sources further informed that Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kiren Rijiju and General (Retd) VK Singh will be travel to neighbouring countries of Ukraine to coordinate the evacuation mission and help Indian nationals, including students, stuck in Kyiv.





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The Union Ministers will be going to neighboring countries of Ukraine as Special Envoys of India.


Today's high-level meeting, chaired by PM Modi, is the second in the last 24 hours over the prevailing situation in Ukraine. After returning from Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, PM Modi held a meeting with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba and host of senior bureaucrats. The meeting lasted for over two hours.


During the meeting, the Prime Minister during the meeting reiterated that ensuring the safety of Indian students and evacuating them is the nation's top priority.


During the meeting, it was discussed to further enhance cooperation with neighbouring countries of Ukraine to expedite the evacuation of the stranded Indians.


The government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched operation Ganga to bring back stranded Indian nationals and students from the conflict-him Ukraine. Special flights are being operated by Air India under "Operation Ganga".




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