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Ukraine crisis has its roots in post-Soviet politics, says EAM Jaishankar

In an interactive session at a think-tank in Paris, he said the world today is in the midst of 'multiple crises' and these developments have generated new challenges to the international order

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The situation in Ukraine has its roots in the post-Soviet politics, the expansion of NATO and the dynamics between Russia and Europe, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday, amid escalating tension between Moscow and the West after Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway Ukrainian regions as independent states.

In an interactive session at a think-tank in Paris, he said the world today is in the midst of "multiple crises" and these developments have generated new challenges to the international order.

Separately in an interview published in French daily Le Figaro on Monday, Jaishankar said that the situation in Ukraine

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 1:25 AM IST

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