In a recent statement, EAM S Jaishankar defended India’s decision to pressure Canada into downsizing its diplomatic presence in New Delhi. Jaishankar highlighted the interference by Canadian personnel in India’s internal affairs, asserting that it was against India’s interests. He further clarified that India does not approve of certain actions taken by foreign diplomats that violate diplomatic norms. While Canada has expressed its disappointment with the decision, India has maintained that its stance is justified. This move by India is seen as an assertive step towards protecting its sovereignty.
Today: December 6, 2023