December 5, 2022

PM calls Slovak counterpart to express gratitude for assistance provided in evacuation of Indians from Ukraine

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone on February 28 with Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic Eduard Heger and expressed gratitude for the assistance provided by Slovak Republic in evacuation of Indian citizens from Ukraine, and for permitting special evacuation flights from India.

He requested for Slovak Republic’s continued assistance in the next few days as well as India undertook to evacuate other citizens from conflict zones.

The Prime Minister informed Mr. Heger about the deployment of Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Law & Justice as his special envoy to oversee the evacuation efforts of Indian citizens.

PM Modi expressed his anguish at the ongoing violence and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and reiterated India’s consistent appeal for cessation of hostilities and a return to dialogue, and stressed upon the importance of respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations.

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