Peace talks with Ukraine deadlocked, Putin says
India and the United States send a clear signal: divergence on Russia in Ukraine, convergences much more
Not hiding the divergence of views on Russia and its war in Ukraine, the United States and India on Tuesday sent clear signals of a willingness to understand each other’s position given their “shared values”. and a partnership that deepens as “so much more happens”. the world today “.
Coming out of the fourth 2+2 meeting — and the first under the Biden administration — of U.S. and Indian foreign and defense ministers, Secretary of State Antony Blinken invoked shared values and a rules-based international order to call on all nations to “condemn Moscow’s increasingly brutal actions” in Ukraine. He urged all partners “not to increase their purchases of Russian energy.”
Aware of the indirect reference to India and its purchase of Russian oil at a discount, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, responding to questions about India’s lack of condemnation of Russia’s actions, said: ” So, first of all, thanks for the tips and suggestions in your question. I prefer to do it my way and articulate it my way.