'Need for peace, humanitarian aid': PM Modi discusses Israel-Hamas war with Iran Prez Raisi
PTC News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who shared his concerns about the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict and civilian casualties.
During the conversation, PM Modi emphasized the importance of preventing escalation, ensuring the continued provision of humanitarian aid, and restoring peace and stability in the region as soon as possible.
The two leaders also praised India's and Iran's progress in bilateral cooperation, particularly on the Chabahar port.
"Good exchange of perspectives with President @raisi_com of Iran on the difficult situation in West Asia and the Israel-Hamas conflict. Terrorist incidents, violence and loss of civilian lives are serious concerns. Preventing escalation, ensuring continued humanitarian aid and early restoration of peace and stability are important. Welcomed the progress in our bilateral cooperation, including on the Chabahar port," PM Modi said on X.
Since Israel declared war on Hamas on October 7 after the terror group unleashed mayhem in southern Israel, Prime Minister Modi has had regular phone conversations with world leaders.
Earlier on Friday, PM Modi spoke with UAE President Mohammaed Bin Zayed, sharing his concerns about the escalating situation and civilian casualties in the Israel-Hamas conflict. After Hamas launched an attack on Israel on October 7, both leaders agreed on the "need for an early resolution of the security and humanitarian situation" in the region.
PM Modi, taking to X, shared details of his conversation with the UAE President. "Had a good conversation with my brother HH @MohamedBinZayed, President of UAE, on the West Asia situation. We share deep concerns about the terrorism, deteriorating security situation and loss of civilian lives. We agree on the need for early resolution of the security and humanitarian situation and that a durable regional peace, security and stability is in everyone's interest," he posted.