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Jaishankar speaks to counterparts from Russia, Romania, Hungary & Slovakia

He also said that Hungarian foreign minister Peter Szijjarto promised full cooperation to facilitate the evacuation of Indians

S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs. Photo: PTI
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S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs | Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday night spoke to his counterparts from Romania, Hungary and Slovakia on the evacuation of stranded Indians from Ukraine. Jaishankar also held a telephonic conversation with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on the Ukraine crisis and underlined that dialogue and diplomacy are the best way forward to defuse the situation.

"Just spoke to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia on the Ukraine developments. Underlined that dialogue and diplomacy are the best way forward," he tweeted.

As Ukraine closed its airspace following the Russian military assault, India is focusing on evacuating around 16,000 Indians from Ukraine through

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First Published: Feb 25 2022 | 1:55 AM IST

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