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Sep 17, 2022 06:35 PM
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Modi Urges Peace in Ukraine, Joining China’s Xi in Questioning Putin

Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin meet in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Sept. 16. Photo: Bloomberg
Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin meet in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Sept. 16. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) —Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine, following China in expressing concern about the almost seven-month-old conflict roiling the global economy.

Modi told Putin that “today’s era is not one for war,” during their first face-to-face meeting on Friday since Russia invaded Ukraine and launched the bloodiest war in Europe in more than 70 years.

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