Ukraine crisis has its roots in post-Soviet politics, says Jaishankar
NEW DELHI: The situation in Ukraine has its roots in post-Soviet politics, the expansion of Nato and the dynamics between Russia and Europe, external affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, amid escalating tension between Moscow and the West after Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway Ukrainian regions as independent states.
In an interactive session at a think-tank in Paris, he said on Tuesday that the world today is in the midst of "multiple crises" and these developments have generated new challenges to the international order.
Separately in an interview published in French daily Le Figaro on Monday, Jaishankar said "The situation in Ukraine is the result of a complex chain of circumstances over the last 30 years. Most countries, such as India and France, which are very active, are seeking a diplomatic solution."