Political convenience shouldn't determine response to extremism, terror: Jaishankar's veiled dig at Canada in UNGA speech

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Amid India's diplomatic row with Canada, external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that political convenience to determine responses to "extremism, terrorism and violence" by a few nations will not be tolerated.Jaishankar, who was addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, said that respect...

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Published on September 27, 2023 -  06:15
S Jaishankar speaks out| India-Canada Diplomatic Standoff Over Nijjar Case| Oneindia News
In the midst of the continuing diplomatic dispute regarding the death of Khalistani extremist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has expressed apprehensions about the presence of "organized crime connected to separatist factions, acts of violence, and extremism" in Canada. He further emphasized that these issues have endured partly due to political considerations within Canada. Speaking during a session at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Jaishankar noted that "Canada has experienced a notable upsurge in organized criminal activities associated with separatist movements, coupled with incidents of violence and extremism in recent years." #Khalistan, #Jaishankar, #UNGA #CanadaIndia ~HT.178~ED.155~

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