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Ukraine-Russia crisis: Issue can only be resolved via diplomatic dialogue, says India in UNSC

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) today held an emergency meeting amid escalating tension along the Ukraine-Russia border. Making a statement today at the UNSC meeting on Ukraine, India’s Permanent

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) today held an emergency meeting amid escalating tension along the Ukraine-Russia border.

Making a statement today at the UNSC meeting on Ukraine, India’s Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti said India is concerned over the escalating tension along the Russia Ukraine border.

He said that escalation of tensions has the potential to undermine the peace and security of the region.

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Speaking at the UNSC emergency meeting, TS Tirumurti also said that the well-being of Indians is of utmost priority.

He said that more than 20,000 Indian students and nationals live and study in different parts of Ukraine, including in its border areas.

He also underscored the need to intensify diplomatic efforts to ensure that a mutually amicable solution arrives at the earliest.

The Indian representative emphasized that the issue can only be resolved through diplomatic dialogue.

First Published: 22nd February, 2022 14:37 IST

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