Indian Prime Minister Modi Raises Concerns on Extremists In Canada with PM Trudeau
Over recent months, Canada has become a notable hub for expatriate Sikhs, where extremist sentiments have gained prominence.
During a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concerns to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the ongoing anti-India activities carried out by extremist elements in Canada. Over recent months, Canada has become a notable hub for expatriate Sikhs, where extremist sentiments have gained prominence.
In a statement released by the foreign ministry, Prime Minister Modi emphasized that these extremist elements in Canada are actively promoting secessionist ideologies and inciting violence against Indian diplomats. Additionally, they have been involved in damaging diplomatic facilities and posing threats to the Indian community and their places of worship.
“The nexus of such forces with organized crime, drug syndicates and human trafficking should be a concern for Canada as well. It is essential for the two countries to cooperate in dealing with such threats,” read the statement.
The foreign ministry’s statement also drew attention to the concerning nexus between these extremist forces and organized crime, drug syndicates, and human trafficking. It highlighted the need for both India and Canada to collaborate in addressing such threats effectively.