Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova is on a four-day visit to India after Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 last year. Dzhaparova, the first leader of Ukraine to visit India amid ongoing war with Russia, while has praised India saying,” I think India, as a global player, is truly the world master.
After reaching South Block, Dzhaparova, talking to the media, said, ” Ukraine has never attacked any other country. We are the victims of an unnecessary war. As your Prime Minister said this is not the era of war and we fully support it. Unfortunately, we are surrounded by an aggressive country.”
According to Ukrainian Dy. Foreign Minister Dzhaparova, we cannot give instructions to India regarding its economic relations in any way. We feel that India should diversify its resources, not only in the field of energy but also in its military field. In our country, when we were solely dependent on Russia, they took its disadvantage. India should be pragmatic in military contracts and political negotiations.
Emine Dzhaparova added,” If my President talks to PM Narendra Modi, he will definitely invite him to visit Ukraine. I think India as a global player is truly a world leader and we are feeling the same in Ukraine fighting for values and justice.”