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India’s own security interests involved in Pannun probe: Jaishankar

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NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday asserted that India’s national security interests are involved in its investigation into the alleged involvement of a government official in the assassination plot aimed at Khalistani extremist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

“It is something we are investigating as we believe our own national security interests are involved in that investigation,” he told reporters, replying to a question about US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti’s statement that the involvement of a government official in an assassination bid on the citizen of another country is an “unacceptable red line”.

Jaishankar said the US ambassador will say what he feels is the thinking or position of his government

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