U.S. President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to jointly participate in the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine.
This is reported with reference to the White House press service.
In a joint statement, the United States and India declared themselves one of the closest partners in the world. Both countries emphasized the importance of adhering to a rules-based international order. They also noted that the current world order is built on the principles of the UN Charter, international law, and respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of states.
Both politicians expressed deep concern over the war in Ukraine and condemned its tragic humanitarian consequences, noting the war's serious impact on the global economic system, including food, fuel and energy security.
In addition, Biden and Modi pledged to continue to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine and agreed to work together to rebuild the country.
"Both countries are committed to continuing to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine. They called for respect for international law, the principles of the UN Charter, territorial integrity and sovereignty. Both countries agreed on the importance of post-conflict reconstruction of Ukraine," the statement said.
Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 23/06/2023