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Would welcome India's role in Russia-Ukraine conflict, says US

Tensions over Ukraine have increased in recent months, with Russia and NATO accusing each other of amassing troops on the Russian-Ukrainian border

An instructor trains members of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, in a city park in Kyiv (Photo: AP/PTI)
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An instructor trains members of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, in a city park in Kyiv (Photo: AP/PTI)

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As the Russia-Ukraine tension escalates, the United States (US) has said that it would welcome India's role in de-escalating the situation between the countries, a White House spokesperson said. 

"We certainly welcome any efforts to de-escalate and we are in touch with a range of allies and partners on this, but I don't have any specific conversations to read out that relate to Indian officials," White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said at a press briefing on Tuesday. 

While India has diplomatically maintained a silence over the matter, it has urged its citizens in Ukraine to register themselves with the Indian embassy in

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 12:43 AM IST

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