new Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi) convened another high-level meeting on Saturday evening to discuss the situation in war-torn Ukraine and the country’s efforts to evacuate Indian citizens from there. This information was given by the sources.
Prime Minister Modi has presided over several such meetings since Sunday. The central government is trying to bring back those Indian students who want to leave Ukraine after Russia’s attack.
who attended the meeting
In the meeting chaired by PM Modi, External Affairs Minister S. Apart from Jaishankar and his cabinet colleague Piyush Goyal, many top bureaucrats attended.
India has launched “Operation Ganga” to evacuate its citizens and has sent four Union ministers as special envoys of the Prime Minister to neighboring countries of Ukraine to coordinate this exercise.
700 Indian students trapped in Sumi
India on Saturday said its main focus is to rescue around 700 Indian students stranded in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sumy, where airstrikes are taking place.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said in a press conference that India expects to evacuate its citizens from Kharkiv and Pisochin in the next few hours. “Our main focus is now on getting the Indian students out of Sumi. We are exploring various options to get them out.
Russia launched an attack on Ukraine on 24 February.