Even as the country is engaged in a life-and-death struggle with Russia, pressing existential questions loom on the horizon, along with a massive food crisis.
Their admission requires a unanimous vote of Nato's 30 member states, and Ankara has already signalled its opposition.
Sanctions and poor performance in battle make it harder to maintain market share.
The appeal was made by Modi while making a statement following talks with the Danish Prime Minister in Copenhagen.
The government response follows growing concerns that the country could face an economic crisis.
This was the first time that the head of a foreign nation has given an online address to the Diet.
Both the ruling and opposition parties are agreeable. This will be the first time that an online or video address will be delivered during a Diet session.
More than two million people have fled Ukraine, and around 1.8 million people have been displaced, according to estimates from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The defunct plant sits inside an exclusion zone that houses decommissioned reactors as well as radioactive waste facilities.
If Japan pushes ahead with such sanctions, it is expected that Russia will take retaliatory steps that would deal a blow to Japanese aviation.