After India Expels Canadian Diplomat In Heated Meeting, Envoy Brushes Off Media. Screengrab from ANI video.
Canadian High Commissioner to India, Cameron MacKay was seen dodging a few reporters and swiftly exiting the Ministry of External Affairs headquarters after India expelled a senior Canadian diplomat on Tuesday.
In a video shared by new agency ANI, Canadian High Commissioner to India, Cameron MacKay can be seen storming out from the MEA headquarters without interacting with anyone.
India expelled a senior Canadian diplomat to India in a reciprocal move to Canada expelling a senior Indian diplomat.
India on Tuesday summoned High Commissioner of Canada, Cameron MacKay to inform about the Indian Government's decision to expel a senior Canadian diplomat based in India, MEA said in a press release.
It added, "The decision reflects Government of India’s growing concern at the interference of Canadian diplomats in our internal matters and their involvement in anti-India activities."
India expels Canadian diplomat
In a retaliatory move, India on Tuesday expelled a senior Canadian diplomat and asked him to leave the country within the next five days.
The incident took place hours after an Indian diplomat in Canada was told to leave the country over Ottawa's inconclusive accusations linking Indian government with the killing of
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) notified the decision through an official press release and said that the concerned diplomat has been asked to leave India within the next five days. The MEA said the decision was taken over "interference of Canadian diplomats" in internal affairs.