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Pak FM's 'googly' remark shows they don't respect Sikh sentiments: Swaraj

Qureshi's remarks came a day after Sushma Swaraj categorically ruled out the possibility of resumption of bilateral talks with Pak unless it stops cross-border terror activities against India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with MoS for External Affairs VK Singh at a press conference over the death of 39 Indians who were kidnapped in Iraq.

File photo of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Photo:PTI

External Affairs Minister Saturday came down hard on her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi for his googly remark, saying it exposed him and that has no respect for Sikh sentiments

In as series of tweets, Swaraj said,"Mr.Foreign Minister of - Your 'googly' remarks in a dramatic manner has exposed none but YOU. This shows that you have no respect for Sikh sentiments. You only play 'googlies'."


"Let me explain to you that we were not trapped by your 'googlies'. Our two Sikh Ministers went to Kartarpur Sahib to offer prayers in the Holy Gurudwara", she said. ALSO READ: Imran's googly ensured Indian leaders' presence in Kartarpur: Pak minister


On Thursday, Foreign Minister Qureshi had said Prime Minister bowled a "googly" to ensure Indian government's presence at the groundbreaking ceremony of the landmark

Qureshi's remarks came a day after External Affairs Minister categorically ruled out the possibility of resumption of bilateral talks with Pakistan unless it stops cross-border terror activities against India.

First Published: Sat, December 01 2018. 23:45 IST
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