Canada expels Indian diplomat over slaying of Sikh leader: Foreign minister

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Canada on Monday expelled an Indian diplomat believed to have a credible link to the murder of a Sikh leader in western Canada last June, Canada’s foreign minister said.

“Allegations that a representative of a foreign government may have been involved in the murder of a Canadian citizen here in Canada, on Canadian soil... are totally unacceptable,” Foreign Minister Melanie Joly said.

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“Therefore, today we have expelled a senior Indian diplomat from Canada,” she added without naming the diplomat.

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