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'Unacceptable red line for any nation': US envoy on Pannun murder plot

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti said that India and America are working jointly to probe the allegations of an attempt to kill Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on US soilPannun has been designated a terrorist by India for financing violence and fanning Khalistani sentimentsIn an exclusive interview with news agency ANI Eric Garcetti referred to the case of Pannun and said that a quotred linequot should not be crossed and quotno countryquot or quotno government employeequot should be involved in the assassination of a foreign nationalquotFor any of us just abstractly there has to be a red line No government or government employee can be involved in the assassination attempt of one of your own citizens This is just an unacceptable red linequot he said in a podcast with Smita PrakashIn the interview Eric Garcetti said that similar steps would have been initiated by the US administration if there was an quotAmerican plotquot or an attempt to assassinate a citizen of any other countryquot The same thing would happen if there was an American plot against some sort of or an American government person who was trying to assassinate somebody in another country That would be an unacceptable red line for any nationquot he saidGarcetti also rejected the claims that such instances may affect the deepening of bilateral relations between India and the USNotably the US has charged a 52-year-old Indian national namely Nikhil Gupta with involvement in the alleged murder attempt against PannunON KHALISTAN ROW IN THE USIn the podcast the US Ambassador to India also talked about India039s concerns about rising Khaklistani activities in AmericaEric Garcetti rejected the claims that the US is quottone-deafquot on the issue and added that the country is aware of the history of the Khalistani issue in IndiaHe further stated that authorities in the US are working closely with Indian agencies quoton people who happen to be part of criminal networksquotquotWe are working together on deportations on extraditions rather together now We are coordinating cases in a way we never did If there wasn039t trust how could we do that It039s deep trustquot he saidPublished By Sudeep LavaniaPublished On Apr 1 2024Also Read Working with India to hold those behind Pannun murder plot accountable USMust Watch

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