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Never meant to hurt Indian sensibilities: Read the Amazon apology to Swaraj

The letter said Amazon remains "steadfastly committed to India"

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Amazon has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressing regret at hurting Indian sensibilities, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Thursday. Swarup in a tweet said Amazon, in a response to Sushma Swaraj's tweet, expressed "regret at hurting Indian sensibilities" and added that they have pulled off the offending item. A copy of the letter was also tweeted by Sushma Swaraj in which Amazon said the items - doormats with Indian flag - were posted by a third party and they took it down. "A third-party seller, not Amazon, ...

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First Published: Fri, January 13 2017. 08:50 IST
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