Last Updated: March 26, 2023, 11:12 IST
Khalistani protestors protesting on Wednesday amid heavy barricading by the San Francisco Police officers. (For representation/Twitter)
The Indian government sought an explanation from Canada on how pro-Khalistani elements were allowed, in the presence of police, to breach the security of the diplomatic mission and consulates
India on Saturday summoned the High Commissioner of Canada to convey concerns regarding the recent actions of Khalistani supporters and extremists in the country.
“The Government of India sought an explanation on how such elements were allowed, in the presence of police, to breach the security of our diplomatic Mission and Consulates,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement on Sunday.
The government sought an explanation from Canada on how such elements were allowed, in the presence of police, to breach the security of the diplomatic mission and consulates in Canada, sources told News18.
“The Government of Canada was reminded of its obligations under the Vienna Convention, and asked to arrest and prosecute the individuals who have already been identified as being involved in such acts,” the statement added.
According to reports, hundreds of protesters held demonstrations with Khalistani flags in front of the Indian consulate in Vancouver, Canada.
The MEA further said that it expects the Canadian government to take all the steps required to ensure the safety of the Indian diplomats and the security of our diplomatic premises so that they are able to fulfil their normal diplomatic functions.
(With Inputs from Shailendra Wangu)
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