'Indian government making it unbelievably difficult': Justin Trudeau on India-Canada diplomatic row
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Trudeau remarked, "The Indian government is creating an incredibly challenging situation, disrupting the daily lives of millions of people in both India and Canada, and all of this is happening in direct violation of fundamental diplomatic principles."
Nijjar's killing: Australian intel chief says 'no reason to dispute' Trudeau’s claim
The accusations, which came last month, kicked up a diplomatic row between India and Canada with both nations expelling a diplomat each and New Delhi dismissing the claims as "absurd".
Hindu group in Canada seeks action against pro-Khalistan hardliner Pannun
Pannun, legal counsel of outlawed Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) and a designated terrorist in India, issued fresh threats this week after Indians turned up in huge numbers for a rally at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto on Monday, condemning the Hamas attacks on Israel.
Trudeau reignites diplomatic row with India
In a post on Sunday, he said: "On the phone today, His Highness Mohammed Bin Zayed and I spoke about the current situation in Israel. We expressed our deep concern and discussed the need to protect civilian life. We also spoke about India and the importance of upholding -- and respecting -- the rule of law."
Justin Trudeau govt faces flak for not disclosing entire cost of Montana trip during Easter
Conservative member Michelle Rempel Garner raised a point of privilege in the House of Commons on Thursday, terming the failure to include the costs incurred by the RCMP in the government's answer to an MP's question on the issue misled the MPs and the House of Commons, the CBC reported.
Rishi Sunak tells Justin Trudeau he hopes to see 'de-escalation' in India-Canada tension
"The Prime Minister reaffirmed the UK’s position that all countries should respect sovereignty and the rule of law, including the principles of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations," a government statement read. Justin Trudeau updated Rishi Sunak on the situation relating to Canadian diplomats in India, and both leaders "agreed to remain in contact on the next steps".
Amid India's diplomatic offensive, Trudeau says 'not looking to escalate' tensions
Trudeau was speaking as he arrived to attend the Liberal caucus meeting here on Tuesday, in wake of India seeking removal of 41 diplomats by October 10, following which it would revoke their diplomatic immunity, the CBC reported.