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Snap the growing ties with Israel, says Karat
March 05, 2008 18:39 IST
In a sharp attack on the UPA Government, the Left parties on Wednesday accused it of "aiding and abetting"
Significantly, the CPI(M) was joined by CPI, Samajwadi Party and the NCP, a constituent of the UPA, in demanding that
Addressing a joint press conference with leaders of CPI, NCP and SP, CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat said
He was particularly critical on External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's statement in Parliament on the situation in
"If somebody from outside this planet reads this paragraph (in Mukherjee's statement) they would think that there has been an earthquake in
Karat said the Palestinian hardship has been caused by the "brutal military violence" by
"On the contrary the Indian government is aiding and abetting
The CPI(M) general secretary also supported an initiative to launch a signature campaign to enlist the support of MPs on the issue by the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation and The Committee for Independent Foreign Policy.
"The signature campaign must be conducted. Parliament must be able to demand that the Government forthwith stop security and military collaboration with
He criticised the government for launching an Israeli satellite, saying it was a military spy satellite used by the Jewish country to pinpoint target of attacks in
"The collaboration with
Addressing the press conference, NCP leader D K Tripathi said there should not be any relationship with any country at the cost of the rights of Palestinians as the people of
SP's Shahid Siddiqui and CPI's Kamal Mitra Chenoy aired similar views. Siddiqui said it was in