India Canada Row: Big news has come amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between India and Canada. Taking a tough stand, India has asked Canada to recall its 41 diplomats.
The Financial Times reported that India has asked Canada to recall 41 diplomats by October 10. The dispute between the two countries came to light after the statement of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.
As Canada protects anti-India fundamentalists and terrorists. When one of its terrorists was killed in an internal gang war, the Canadian PM put the credit on India’s intelligence agency for vote bank politics.
Since then India Canada Row stood up. Canada first expelled an Indian diplomat from the country. Then India also expelled one of its diplomats in retaliation. Now the continuation of India Canada Row continues.
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India Canada Row: what is the matter?
Big news has come amidst the ongoing diplomatic dispute between India and Canada. Taking a tough stand, India has asked Canada to recall its 41 diplomats. The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that India has asked Canada to recall its 41 diplomats by October 10.
Justin Trudeau, in his MP, had accused the Indian government of being involved in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. However, India has rejected these claims outright, calling them absurd and motivated by political malice.
Canada has 62 diplomats in India
The Financial Times, quoting government sources, has reported that India has threatened to revoke the diplomatic immunity of those Canadian diplomats. Those who have been asked to leave the country after October 10.
Let us tell you that Canada has 62 diplomats present in India. India has said the total number of Canadian diplomats should be reduced to 41.
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar: India Canada Row
Canada disappointed New Delhi
However, the Indian and Canadian foreign ministries have not yet responded to the matter. India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that Canada first created an environment of violence and intimidation against Indian diplomats. He said the presence of Sikh separatist groups in Canada has disappointed New Delhi.
At the same time, a few days ago, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had raised this issue during his meeting with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.
Blinken said those responsible behind the incident should be held accountable. It is noteworthy that Canada has not yet provided any public evidence to support the claim of murder of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.