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India to take up Palestine envoy’s presence in Hafiz Saeed’s rally

According to reports, Palestinian ambassador in Islamabad Walid Abu Ali attended a large rally organised by the Difa-e-Pakistan Council in Rawalpindi, Pakistan this morning

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: December 30, 2017 7:57 am
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India will strongly take up with Palestine the issue of its ambassador in Pakistan attending a rally organised by Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.

“We have seen reports in this regard. We are taking up the matter strongly with the Palestinian ambassador in New Delhi and with the Palestinian authorities,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. He was reacting to a query on reports and photographs of the Palestinian ambassador participating in the rally.

According to reports, Palestinian ambassador in Islamabad Walid Abu Ali attended a large rally organised by the Difa-e-Pakistan Council in Rawalpindi, Pakistan this morning. Difa-e-Pakistan (Defence of Pakistan) Council (DPC) is an alliance of Islamist groups in Pakistan, including Saeed’s outfit.

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  1. Soemeer Prahladsingh
    Dec 30, 2017 at 5:44 pm
    The government in ND is obliged for the safety of the country and people to discuss this matter and to review its foreign policy. The positions must become clearer and defensible without compromise.
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    1. dinesh raghani
      Dec 30, 2017 at 5:07 pm
      India made mistake by not supporting US on Jeru m n voting against Israel n in favour of Palestine . .
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      1. Rakesh Kochhar
        Dec 30, 2017 at 10:42 am
        Its failure of our foreign policy. Our foreign minister does only two things : grant Visa to pak patients and get st ed Indians back home. It's time to be more proactive.
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