India called for respect and protection of human rights of people in Ukraine and safe humanitarian access to conflict zones.
The latest and still growing count had 281,000 people entering Poland, more than 84,500 in Hungary, about 36,400 in Moldova, over 32,500 in Romania, and about 30,000 in Slovakia.
The stinging response came from Pawan Badhe, first secretary in India’s permanent mission in Geneva.
UNHCR says the situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover last week 'remains uncertain and may evolve rapidly,' with up to 515,000 new refugees fleeing.
Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey said India hopes that the situation stabilises soon, and the parties concerned address the humanitarian and security issues.
India’s response came after Pakistan raised the issue of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.