India has told Canada to withdraw around 40 diplomats from the country, according to a report published on Monday. According to the report, the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi has a larger number of diplomats compared to India's representation in Ottawa. The report also said that Ottawa currently has 62 diplomats in India, and New Delhi has instructed them to reduce this number by 41 people. After Trudeau’s accusation, which also called for India to cooperate in an investigation into Nijjar’s killing, Canada expelled a top Indian diplomat. The Indian government reacted strongly, calling the allegations “absurd,” and in a tit-for-tat move expelled a Canadian representative.
Source: The Nation October 03, 2023 10:20 UTC