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Imran Khan breaks diplomatic protocol at SCO summit

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of Khan yet again broke the diplomatic protocol, this time at the opening ceremony of the (SCO) Summit held in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek on Thursday.

In a video shared on the official handle of Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Khan is seen seating while everyone else stood to welcome the Upon realizing that he was perhaps the only one seated, he stood briefly and then seated himself again before the others did.

Khan earlier broke the at the 14th OIC summit held in earlier this month.

During a meeting with Saudi at the sidelines of the summit, Khan spoke to Salman's and walked off before the message could be translated to the The video was widely circulated on and Khan was criticized, both by his countrymen and for apparently disrespecting the

Khan and the leaders of the SCO member countries, including are attending the two-day summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 09:29 IST