US statement on Indo-Canada dispute
The Canadian PRIME Minister had suspected the involvement of Indian agents in the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Amid the tension between India and Canada, now the US statement has also come out. Us National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said on Thursday that we heard the allegations made publicly by the Canadian PM and publicly expressed concern over this matter. He said that America's support is to get to the bottom of what happened legally and punish the culprits.
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Our support for Canada's investigation: US
The US Security Advisor said, "I am not going into private diplomatic talks, but we are constantly in touch with Canada, consulting with them. Sullivan said he has also seen some media reports that try to create differences between the US and Canada on this issue. He completely rejects it. He expressed serious concern over the allegations and supported the investigation and efforts to reach out to the culprit.
'No special exemption in this case'
Sullivan said that this has been the position of the US since the matter has come out in public and will remain so until the matter reaches a final conclusion. He said that he is not talking about intelligence or legal matters from this platform. It will all go according to the process. He reiterated that his communication and consultation with the Government of Canada is ongoing and will continue to do so. Washington: The US has been in touch with Indians ever since it was said that Indian government agents were involved in the killing of a Khalistani terrorist and Washington is not offering any "special concessions" in the matter, a US security adviser has said.
'America stands by its principles'
On allegations that India was involved in the killing of Nijjar, Sullivan said, "It is a matter of concern for us. He is serious about this matter. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said that credible allegations of killing Hardeep Singh Nijjar outside a gurdwara in June have been levelled against Indian government agents. After this allegation of Canada, the dispute between India and Kanaza is increasing.
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