PM Modi will be on a visit to Japan from May 19 to May 21, 2023.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Hiroshima. He has reached there to attend the G-7 summit. Talks will be held with all the leaders in the meeting, but other than that also a bilateral meeting is going to take place. PM can meet Ukraine President Zelensky today. According to sources, PM and Zelensky will meet this afternoon. Apart from this, PM will also hold meeting with the leaders of Japan, South Korea, France and Vietnam today.
This morning the PM unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The meeting of PM and Zelensky is believed to be fixed this afternoon. If this happens, the two leaders will meet for the first time after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year. Earlier, Ukraine’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Jhaparov had come to India. He had also appealed for humanitarian help from India. India had also assured him of all possible help.
Bilateral meeting of PM Modi
PM Modi is to have bilateral talks with Japanese PM Kishida Fumio, French President Emmanuel Macron and Vietnam PM Pham Minh Chin. Several rounds of diplomatic meetings have taken place before the meeting between Zelensky and the PM. The eyes of the whole world are on this meeting. Earlier, when the PM had met Russian President Putin, the PM had said that nothing would be achieved by the war. The whole world had supported this thing of PM Modi. Here America is repeatedly saying that India has good relations with both Russia and Ukraine. PM Modi can mediate to stop this war. Both the leaders listen to PM Modi and consider it.
PM Modi on three country tour
A day earlier, PM Modi had left for a six-day visit to Japan, Papua New Guinea and Australia. He is going to participate in three sessions of G7 here. Zelensky is also coming to attend the G-7. Japan had sent him an invitation. Japan is presiding over this powerful group. Ever since Russia attacked Ukraine, there have been many phone conversations with Modi, Russian President Putin and Zelensky. India never supported the war. Told India clearly that this issue should be resolved through diplomatic means only.