Manmohan Talks To Putin, Hopes For Solution In Crimea

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March 18, 2014 AT 10:22 AM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed the situation in Ukraine and the Crimean referendum with Russian President Vladimir Putin over telephone, and hoped that all sides show restraint and find a solution protecting the interest of all parties. He emphasised the consistent position India had on the issues of unity and territorial integrity of countries," a ministry statement said.Singh and Putin also discussed "the close relationship and mutually beneficial partnership" between their countries and reaffirmed the importance that the two sides attached to their special and privileged strategic partnership.