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June 19, 2024 20:29
Canada PM Trudeau to discuss national security issues with Modi

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there will be new opportunities to work with India on national security issues following the return of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the third consecutive day. “Now that the election is over, the president has a number of issues that we need to address, including some very serious national issues,” Prime Minister Trudeau said on the eve of the anniversary of the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Najjar. security and national security. “I think there is an opportunity to engage.” Prime Minister Trudeau made the comments after meeting Prime Minister Modi in Italy on the sidelines of the G7 summit, to which India was invited as a reporting country. Prime Minister Modi tweeted a picture of himself shaking hands with the Canadian prime minister on "important but sensitive" issues that needed attention. He did not provide many details about what the two leaders discussed.

"One of the really nice things about this summit is that you have the opportunity to interact directly with a variety of leaders who have different issues," Trudeau said in an interview with CBC News on Monday, CBC News reported. CBC News And of course we have close people-to-people ties with India, we have very important economic ties and we agree on a number of important issues that we need to address as a democracy and as an international community. He said. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated since Prime Minister Trudeau spoke in the House of Commons last year of "credible allegations" of a possible link between Indian agents and the killing of terrorist Khalistani Najjar in Suri, British Columbia. June 2023. But India dismissed the allegations as “ridiculous” and “motivated”. Najjar, who was designated a terrorist by India's National Bureau of Investigation in 2020, was shot dead outside a gurdwara in Surrey in June last year. Tuesday marks the first anniversary of Najjar's death. A video of his alleged murder released in March shows Najjar being shot dead by gunmen. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Modi last met in person at the G20 summit in New Delhi in September last year.

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