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Joe Biden Expressed Concern To Modi Over Canadian Sikh Separatist’s Murder At G20 Summit: Report

While the White House has yet to comment on the Financial Times report, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed earlier today that the U.S. has been engaged in high-level discussions with Indian counterparts following Canada's accusations.

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During the recent G20 summit held in India, U.S. President Joe Biden and leaders from other Five Eyes nations expressed their concerns to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding Canadian claims implicating New Delhi in the murder of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia, Canada. This development comes as a significant diplomatic issue between Canada and India unfolds.

Multiple sources, disclosed that leaders from the intelligence-sharing network, which includes the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, addressed the June killing of Nijjar directly with Modi, 

During the recent G20 summit held in India, U.S. President Joe Biden and leaders from other Five Eyes nations expressed their concerns to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding Canadian claims implicating New Delhi in the murder of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia, Canada. This development comes as a significant diplomatic issue between Canada and India unfolds.

Multiple sources,  disclosed that leaders from the intelligence-sharing network, which includes the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, addressed the June killing of Nijjar directly with Modi, as reported by the Financial Times. This intervention occurred shortly before Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau publicly voiced these allegations in an address to the Canadian parliament.

While the White House has yet to comment on the Financial Times report, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed earlier today that the U.S. has been engaged in high-level discussions with Indian counterparts following Canada's accusations. Sullivan emphasized that Washington is treating India like any other nation in this matter, making no exceptions.

India has vehemently denied the allegations put forth by Canada, branding them as "absurd." This ongoing crisis has strained Canada-India relations, with India taking actions such as suspending new visas for Canadians and requesting a reduction in Ottawa's diplomatic presence within the country.

The situation presents a complex dilemma for Western nations, as Canada has traditionally been a key ally, while at the same time, these nations are working to foster strong ties with India in order to counterbalance China's influence in the Asia Pacific region.

 This intervention occurred shortly before Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau publicly voiced these allegations in an address to the Canadian parliament.

While the White House has yet to comment on the Financial Times report, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed earlier today that the U.S. has been engaged in high-level discussions with Indian counterparts following Canada's accusations. Sullivan emphasized that Washington is treating India like any other nation in this matter, making no exceptions.

India has vehemently denied the allegations put forth by Canada, branding them as "absurd." This ongoing crisis has strained Canada-India relations, with India taking actions such as suspending new visas for Canadians and requesting a reduction in Ottawa's diplomatic presence within the country.

The situation presents a complex dilemma for Western nations, as Canada has traditionally been a key ally, while at the same time, these nations are working to foster strong ties with India in order to counterbalance China's influence in the Asia Pacific region.

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