BY A STAFF REPORTER: On the India-Canada standoff over the killing of a Khalistani leader, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said " We have been very clear that we want to work constructively with India on this very serious issue. From the beginning, we have shared genuine allegations that we are deeply concerned about but we have We have reached out to the Indian government and partners around the world to be taken seriously. That is why we were so disappointed when India violated the Vienna Convention and arbitrarily revoked the diplomatic immunity of over 40 Canadian diplomats in India. "
He further said, "We have serious reasons to believe that agents of the Indian government may be involved in the killing of a Canadian citizen on Canadian soil and India's response is to expel an entire team of Canadian diplomats in violation of their rights under Vienna." convention. This is a cause of concern for countries around the world because if a given country can decide that their diplomats from another country are no longer protected, it makes international relations more dangerous and more serious. But every step of the way, we have tried to work constructively and positively with India, and we will continue to, and that means continuing to work with the diplomats of the Indian government. This is not a fight we want to fight right now but we will unequivocally always stand for the rule of law. "