In a pivotal moment at the Second Voice of Global South Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi articulated India’s unequivocal condemnation of the tragic loss of civilian lives in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. Addressing the emerging challenges in the West Asia region, Modi underscored India’s commitment to dialogue and diplomacy while condemning the terrorist attack in Israel on October 7.
During the summit, Modi emphasized India’s exercise of restraint and expressed strong disapproval of the civilian casualties resulting from the conflict between Israeli forces and Hamas militants. In a diplomatic move, Modi disclosed India’s provision of humanitarian aid to the people of Palestine following discussions with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Prime Minister Modi seized the moment to call upon the nations of the Global South to unite for the greater global good. Highlighting the need for collaboration, he urged cooperation guided by the five Cs framework: consultation, communication, cooperation, creativity, and capacity building. The summit served as a platform for India to advocate for peaceful resolutions and humanitarian efforts amid the escalating tensions in the region.