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“Canada’s allegations very serious, appeal to India for cooperation”: US official

New Delhi:

A top US official has termed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations about India’s alleged involvement in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader as “extremely serious”, and said Washington will look into the matter. Supports Ottawa’s efforts to investigate and also appeals to New Delhi to cooperate in this. John Kirby, strategic communications coordinator of the US National Security Council (NSC), said, “Certainly the President (Joe Biden) is aware of these serious allegations and these are very serious allegations.” And we support Canada’s efforts to investigate this.

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John Kirby said in an exclusive interview with CNN, “We believe that a fully transparent comprehensive investigation is the right approach in this regard, so that we can all know exactly what happened and, of course, we can help India “I will be careful about what I say here to maintain the integrity of this investigation, and I will put it on Canada to talk about the underlying information,” he said. I will leave, what else are they trying to find out? We want to respect that process and their investigation.

Asked about the outcome of the allegations, Kirby said, “There is an active investigation underway.” We believe that it should be completely transparent and comprehensive. We know that Canadian authorities will work in this direction. In an interview with CBS News, Kirby said, “These allegations are serious and we know that Canadian authorities are investigating it.” “We certainly don’t want to proceed with that investigation.”

He said that America appeals to India to cooperate in the investigation of this matter. It is noteworthy that Nijjar (45), the chief of the banned Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) and one of the most wanted terrorists in India, was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen on June 18 outside a Gurudwara in Surrey, British Columbia province of Canada. Was. Trudeau had said in Parliament on Monday that Canadian intelligence agencies are investigating allegations of Indian government’s involvement in the murder of pro-Khalistan Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

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