Justin Trudeau the Canadian PM has acknowledged the responsibility of Canada in providing protection to Indian diplomatic premises and personnel in Canada. This assurance was given by the Canadian PM when he called India’s PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Earlier India expressed its concern regarding security threats to its diplomatic Missions in Canada. There was a threat against its Consulate at Vancouver from Sikh extremists in the backdrop of farmers protests in and around Delhi against the new farm bill.
According to India over the past 2 months there have been instances some times local police have allowed protests to occur against the Indian missions in Canada. Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) also participated in these protests.
Apart from this Justin Trudeau also asked for India’s assistance for supply of vaccines to Canada.
India’s leadership role in vaccine production and its position as the pharmacy to the world was acknowledged by Mr Trudeau.
Justin Trudeau also commended Government of India’s efforts to choose the path of dialogue protesting farmers.
In December last year, India served demarche to Canadian High Commissioner because of Trudeau’s remarks on farmer agitation and warned such actions in the future would damage bilateral ties.