'We stand for peace,' Jaishankar tells Rajya Sabha on Ukraine conflict

NEW DELHI: S. Jaishankar, India's External Affairs Minister, informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that India's stance on the Russia-Ukraine conflict is based on six principles.

In response to a query, he stated that India has called for an end to all hostilities and an immediate suspension of violence. "We feel that the only way to achieve peace is to return to the path of communication and diplomacy. We acknowledge that the global order is based on international law, the United Nations Charter, and respect for all governments' territorial integrity and sovereignty, and we ask for humanitarian access to combat zones."

"We have provided 90 tonnes of humanitarian assistance so far," he added, "and we are looking to provide more, particularly medications." In addition, Jaishankar stated that the Indian government is in contact with the leadership of both the Russian Federation and Ukraine on this issue. "The Prime Minister has personally communicated with the Presidents of both nations. This was also highlighted in a recent statement before the House of Representatives "Added he.

In response to a question from MP Naresh Gujral about Indian commerce with Russia, particularly payment in rupees, Jaishankar stated that the government is looking into many elements through a panel made up of various Ministries under the aegis of the Finance Ministry to look into the issue of payment.

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