Quad leaders discuss Ukraine crisis, agree to new assistance - White House
(Reuters) - Leaders of the Quad grouping of countries - the United States, India, Australia and Japan - discussed on Thursday the ongoing Ukraine crisis from Russia's invasion and agreed to a new humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mechanism, the White House said.
"They agreed to stand up a new humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mechanism which will enable the Quad to meet future humanitarian challenges in the Indo-Pacific and provide a channel for communication as they each address and respond to the crisis in Ukraine", the White House said in a statement.
The leaders also agreed to meet in person in Tokyo in the coming months.
(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru)
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