India summons Pakistan envoy, protests against Khalistan posters in gurudwaras

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Pakistan's alleged support for separatist Khalistan movement during the ongoing Baisakhi celebrations at Gurdwara Punja Sahib near Rawalpindi has once again triggered diplomatic war between the two countries.

16 de abril de 2018, 16:45New Delhi, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) India condemned today Pakistan " s attempts to encourage Sikh pilgrims visiting that country to raise the issue of Jalistan upon their return, said the Indian Foreign Ministry.

"India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over a block of access for visiting pilgrims to Indian diplomats and consular teams", it said in a statement. It has angered India and prompted Ministry of External Affairs to summon Pakistan's deputy high commissioner Syed Haider Shah and lodge a protest.

The Ministry of External Affairs said India had asked Pakistan to "immediately stop all such activities that were aimed at undermining India's sovereignty and territorial integrity".

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On Sunday, India had protested against Indian officials, including the High commissioner Ajay Bisaria, being denied access to Jatha of around 1800 Sikh yatris which has been travelling in Pakistan from April 12, under a bilateral agreement on facilitating visits to religious shrines.

Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing on Monday has said that according to data shared by government departments Pakistan economy is growing.

As per the reports, MEA said, "A standard practice has been that the Indian High Commission's consular/protocol team is attached with visiting pilgrims, to perform consular and protocol duties, like helping out in medical or family emergencies". The High Commissioner was thus compelled to return without meeting Indian citizens, it said.

In a statement from its foreign office on Sunday, Pakistan had denied these charges. Also, they are violating the convention too and "inexplicable diplomatic discourtesy", India reminded Pakistan that it was violating the Vienna Convention of 1961, the bilateral Protocol to visit Religious Shrines, 1974 and the diplomatic Code of Conduct.

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