Deccan Chronicle

India Expels Senior Canadian Diplomat

Deccan Chronicle. | DC Correspondent

Published on: September 19, 2023 | Updated on: September 19, 2023
Ministry of External Affairs, India.

Ministry of External Affairs, India.

In a tit-for-tat move, the Indian government expelled a seniot Canadian diplomat after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau alleged that the Indian government's link to the assassination of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and expelled a senior Indian diplomat.

A statement released by the Ministry of External Affairs read:

The High Commissioner of Canada to India was summoned today and informed about the decision of the Government of India to expel a senior Canadian diplomat based in India. The concerned diplomat has been asked to leave India within the next five days.

The decision reflects Government of India’s growing concern at the interference of Canadian diplomats in our internal matters and their involvement in anti-India activities.

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