India and France reiterate calls for negotiations to end conflict in Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar host a U.S.-India higher education dialogue, in Washington

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and France on Wednesday reiterated calls for negotiation to end the conflict in Ukraine.

"There should be a return to dialogue and diplomacy," India's foreign minister, S. Jaishankar, told reporters after a meeting with his French counterpart Catherine Colonna.

(Reporting by Shivam Patel in New Delhi, Editing by Andrew Heavens)