Modi in joint presser with Canadian PM Trudeau: Won’t tolerate those who challenge our sovereignty | India News
NEW DELHI: Standing beside his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday mentioned that any makes an attempt to problem India’s sovereignty and unity won’t be tolerated.
“There ought to be no area for many who misuse faith for political motives and promote separatism. We won’t tolerate those that problem unity and integrity of our nations,” PM Modi mentioned as he addressed a joint press meet with the Canadian PM.
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— ANI (@ANI)
PM Modi’s comment assumes significance within the gentle of the
Trudeau authorities’s “mushy stand” on pro-Khalistan+
teams primarily based in Canada.
Earlier within the week, a serious row erupted after PM Trudeau’s spouse, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, was photographed
standing with a convicted pro-Khalistan terrorist+
, Jaspal Atwal, at a Mumbai occasion.
Atwal, who was a member of the now-banned Worldwide Sikh Youth Federation, was sentenced to 20 years in jail for attempting to kill the then Punjab cupboard minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu on Vancouver Island in 1986. Atwal later even confessed he was the shooter.
Atwal was even invited to a dinner-reception in Delhi celebrating the Canada-India ties on the event of PM Trudeau’s go to to India.
The grew to become a serious supply of embarrassment for PM Trudeau who’s at present in India for a week-long go to.
The Canadian Prime Minister was fast to cancel the dinner invite and mentioned that the matter was being taken “extraordinarily critically”.
“Clearly, we take this extraordinarily critically. He ought to by no means have acquired an invite. As quickly as we acquired the data we rescinded it, a Member of Parliament had included this particular person,” Trudeau advised media individuals.
Right this moment, after their almost two-hour lengthy assembly, Modi, whereas addressing a joint media occasion with the Canadian prime minister, mentioned they mentioned the whole gamut of the bilateral partnership.
Observing that Trudeau has visited numerous elements of India in previous few days, Modi mentioned the Canadian chief should have skilled the range of the nation.
On his half, Trudeau described India as a pure associate for industrial cooperation.
Earlier, Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj known as on the Canadian prime minister and mentioned numerous problems with mutual curiosity.
Swaraj had a heat assembly with Trudeau and mentioned methods to strengthen and deepen the partnership between the 2 nations, Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
(With inputs from companies)