[Feb 26, 2022 06:45 PM] Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday spoke with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and appealed for India’s support to his country in the UNSC. “Informed of the course of Ukraine repulsing Russian aggression. Urged India to give us political support in UNSC. Stop the aggressor together,” tweets Ukrainian President.
Ukraine President briefed the PM in detail about the ongoing conflict situation in Ukraine. PM expressed his deep anguish about the loss of life and property due to the ongoing conflict, said a statement by PMO.
The PMO statement also read that PM Modi reiterated his call for an immediate cessation of violence and a return to dialogue, and expressed India’s willingness to contribute in any way towards peace efforts.
[Feb 26, 2022 05:24 PM] Embassy of India in Hungary issues advisory for Indians to be evacuated from Ukraine via Hungary.
[Feb 26, 2022 05:00 PM] The Embassy of India in Slovakia issues advisory for Indians to be evacuated through the Uzhhorod-Vysne Nemecke border.
[Feb 26, 2022 04:36 PM] Russian forces have continued their advance on Kyiv with the bulk of their forces now 30km from centre of the city. Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to put up staunch resistance across the country: UK Ministry of Defence.
[Feb 26, 2022 02:08 PM] The first flight to Mumbai with 219 Indian nationals has taken off from Romania, said External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Saturday.
“Regarding evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine, we are making progress. Our teams are working on the ground round the clock. I am personally monitoring. The first flight to Mumbai with 219 Indian nationals has taken off from Romania,” Jaishankar tweeted.
[Feb 26, 2022 01:11 PM] After meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, Ukrainian President tweets, “Weapons and equipment from our partners are on the way to Ukraine. The anti-war coalition is working.”
[Feb 26, 2022 12:44 PM] Russian troops have captured the city of Melitopol in Ukraine’s southeastern Zaporizhzhya region, reports Reuters quoting Russia’s defence ministry.
[Feb 26, 2022 10:46 AM] A special flight of Air India, AI-1943 lands at Bucharest in Romania for the evacuation of Indians living in Ukraine.