January 21, 2010 4:29:23 am
The Indian government on Wednesday asked Australia to put in more effective security measures to check attacks on Indians there,failing which there are chances of people-to-people exchanges like education and tourism getting adversely affected.
Expressing deep anguish over the spate of attacks against Indians,External Affairs Minister S M Krishna told media persons here that the matter had once again been taken up with the Australian government.
Referring to his recent telephonic conversation with his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith,Krishna said,I had emphasised the need for immediate corrective measures and for a sense of urgency in dealing with the ongoing investigation.
Unless there is an immediate stop to all such attacks,our people-to-people level exchanges,which includes education and tourism,will get adversely affected, he said.
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