India suspends visas for Canadians as row escalates

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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India has stopped issuing visas to Canadian citizens amid an escalating row over the killing of a Sikh separatist on Canadian soil.

India said the temporary move was due to "security threats" disrupting work at its missions in Canada. Canada's visa services remain open in India.

Tensions flared this week after Canada's leader said India may have been involved in the 18 June killing.

India angrily rejected the allegation calling it "absurd".

Relations between the countries - key trade and security partners and US allies - have been strained for...

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