08:48 (IST), Sep 25
Canada’s defence minister describes relationship with India ‘necessary’; says his nation will proceed to pursue partnerships like Indo-Pacific technique
Terming the connection with India as “important”, Canada’s Defence Minister Bill Blair on Sunday stated that his nation will proceed to pursue partnerships just like the Indo-Pacific technique whereas the investigation of the killing of a Sikh separatist chief continues. Tensions flared between India and Canada ?following Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s explosive allegations of a “potential” involvement of Indian brokers within the killing of Khalistani extremist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, 45, on his nation’s soil on June 18 in British Columbia. India had designated Nijjar as a terrorist in 2020.