39 C
Lucknow
May 19, 2024
The Hona News
Agriculture

Amid Pannun ‘foiled murder plot’ row, FBI director to visit India next week, confirms Ambassador Garcetti


US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti at an event in Delhi
Image Source : PTI US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti at an event in Delhi

Amid tensions over the Biden administration’s allegations against the Indian government over an alleged “foiled” assassination plot of a Khalistani terrorist on American soil, a top American official announced that the Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray’s India’s. According to US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti, the investigating officer will visit New Delhi next week.

The latest announcement from Garcetti came during an event in New Delhi, where he claimed America is giving top priority to India. “There’s a great awakening in America. It’s happening in business and government, where everybody’s like ‘I got to understand India,” said Garcetti.

“This was the Number 1 country she [US Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen] went to outside the United States. Four times this year. The Secretary of State [Antony Blinken] just came here for the third time. Secretary of Defense [Lloyd Austin] for the second time. The FBI director is here next week,” he announced.

What happened so far

Earlier last week, US federal prosecutors charged Nikhil Gupta, 52, with working with an Indian government employee in the foiled plot to kill Pannun. The US prosecutors informed a Manhattan court that authorities in the Czech Republic arrested and detained Gupta– a claim that the Indian official vehemently rejected but raised “grave concerns” over the matter.

Why the FBI director’s visit is crucial

The visit of the FBI director will come up a week after US Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer held a series of bilateral meetings with his Indian counterpart and External Affairs Ministers on Monday. He also held a separate meeting with NSA Ajit Doval.

According to the statement released by the White House, the officials discussed the “foiled” assassination attempt of Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil. Although the statement claimed that Finer acknowledged India’s establishment of a Committee of Enquiry to investigate lethal plotting in the United States and the importance of holding accountable anyone found responsible, it did not elaborate further on how India reacted.

Also Read: Khalistani terrorist Pannun threatens to attack Parliament on or before December 13 in fresh video: Report

 

Latest World News





Source link

Related posts

Veterinary treatment guidelines and disease prioritization strategy for India | FAO in India | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

asdavi92

Buyer-seller meet organised to strengthen market linkages in the spice value chain | FAO in India | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

asdavi92

A One Health Approach for Enhancing Capacity to Address Antimicrobial Resistance and Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Disease Threats in India | FAO in India | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

asdavi92

Leave a Comment