Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held their first face-to-face meeting on Saturday
on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Japan. The meeting came amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, which has entered its 100th day.
Modi said that India would do "everything we can" to help end the war,
while Zelensky invited India to join Ukraine's peace efforts.
The two leaders also discussed the humanitarian situation in Ukraine, with Modi pledging to provide additional assistance to the country.
India has taken a neutral stance on the Russia-Ukraine war.
It has abstained from all UN Security Council resolutions condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and it has not imposed sanctions on Russia.
India has said that it is committed to the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity,
and it has called for a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
However, India has also said that it understands Russia's security concerns, and it has praised Russia's role in the fight against terrorism.