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India expels Pakistani diplomat

August 05, 2006 20:09 IST

Shortly after Islamabad expelled an Indian diplomat, New Delhi retaliated declaring Syed Mohammed Rafiq Ahmed, counsellor (political) at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi as persona non grata and asked him to leave the country.

India's decision was conveyed to Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner Afra Siab when he was summoned to the External Affairs Ministry, official sources told PTI.

New Delhi also lodged protest with Islamabad over expulsion of its Counsellor (Visa) Deepak Kaul.

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Number of User Comments: 6

Sub: Indian dplomat expelled

Guess india should dissolve the current ministry and allow Military to take control untill india regains its self esteem.Its a matter of sheer ignominy that ...

Posted by Rajkumar singh

Sub: not good

what india is doing is not a responible is very cheap to expel a pakistani diplomat just because they have expelled an indian .what ...

Posted by Prasanth

Sub: Bring home our people

Kick the whole lot of pakistanis out from here, and bring all our people home safely from there. WHY do we sit quiet when they ...

Posted by Rajiv Shivashankar

Sub: good work

tit-for-tat...this is something that should be done not only in these type of bylateral issues but also while dealing terrorism...any way this can be considered ...

Posted by sai

Sub: Throw all the Pakis..not just high commisioner

Never extend hand of friendship to a country who does not understand the value of friendship and....In next 100 years also, Pakis will never forgot ...

Posted by jupiterlook



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