Khalistani supporters have attacked the Indian High Commission in London, Britain and created a ruckus by taking down the national flag. The Government of India has strongly condemned this and summoned the British diplomat.
New Delhi: Khalistani supporters trying to vandalize Indian High Commission in London in support of Waris Punjab De faction chief and fugitive Amritpal Singh. The British High Commissioner in India has given this information and has strongly condemned this act. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi has said that I condemn this shameful act against the people of the High Commission of India and in the premises of the High Commission today. This is completely unacceptable. He has also said that Britain’s most senior diplomat is being summoned to New Delhi.
India strongly condemned, summoned British diplomat
In connection with the Indian flag being pulled down by protesters at the High Commission in London, the government summoned British diplomats in Delhi. Britain’s senior-most diplomat has been summoned late this evening to express India’s strong protest over the action by separatist and extremist elements against the Indian High Commission in London.
India lodges strong protest with UK.
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— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) March 19, 2023
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An explanation was sought for the complete absence of British security that had allowed these elements to enter the High Commission compound. India regards the UK Government’s apathy towards the security of Indian diplomatic premises and personnel in the UK as unacceptable.
Calling for “immediate steps” from the UK government, the official press release from the Ministry of External Affairs said, “It is expected that the UK government will continue to identify, arrest and prosecute each and every person involved in today’s incident.” Will take immediate steps and put him in place. Stringent measures should be taken to prevent recurrence of such incidents.”
The British High Commissioner also said – it is humiliating
British High Commissioner Alex Ellis today condemned the attack on the Indian High Commission in the United Kingdom. He condemned the “disgraceful acts” and termed it as completely unacceptable. British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis tweeted, “I condemn today’s shameful acts against the people and premises of the Indian High Commission – this is completely unacceptable.”