INDIA’S MODI SAYS NEW CHALLENGES EMERGING FROM SITUATION IN ISRAEL We have emphasized on dialogue, diplomacy along with restraint
New challenges are emerging from the situation in western Asia, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a speech at the Global South Summit on Friday.
Modi said at the second Voice of Global South Summit hosted in virtual format by India on Friday that “We have emphasized on dialogue, diplomacy along with restraint,” he said.“This is time that when countries of global south speak in one voice for greater global good,” the Indian prime minister added.
The Indian Foreign Ministry said the summit would focus on sharing with Global South key outcomes achieved in various G-20 meetings over the course of India’s presidency.
On Wednesday, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman acknowledged that the Gaza conflict posed a geopolitical challenge to the India-Middle East-Europe Connectivity Corridor (IMEC) unveiled in September.
“It (corridor) is not without its geopolitical challenges, and the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza is a worrying manifestation of these,” she told an event in New Delhi.