Ukrainian FM Kuleba's visit to New Delhi: bilateral partnerships in focus

Dmytro Kuleba
Dmytro Kuleba

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will arrive in New Delhi, India, on March 28, for a two-day official visit at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, the Indian External Affairs Ministry said on March 27.

Kuleba is scheduled to hold several engagements, including official meetings with Jaishankar and his deputy. They will address matters pertaining to the bilateral partnership and cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

Kuleba is also expected to engage with the business community during his visit.

Ukrainian-Indian Relations

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Kuleba earlier announced his plans to visit India in late March and discuss the involvement of Indian citizens in Russia's war against Ukraine, The Hindu reported, citing a diplomatic source on March 19.

He will reportedly talk about cases where fake Russian recruiting agencies deceived Indians into going to the front. In addition, they will discuss the involvement of some non-resident Indians who have volunteered to fight on the side of Ukraine.

India maintains a neutral position on Russia's war against Ukraine. Kuleba earlier criticized the country for ignoring Western sanctions against Russia and intensifying energy trade with the aggressor.

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Last time Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Hiroshima last year on the sidelines of the G7 summit. At the time, Modi expressed India's "clear support for dialogue and diplomacy."

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