Sushma breaks her silence on death of Congo nationalist

New Delhi:The mysterious death of Congolese national earlier this month has created many controversies . Now the external affair minister Sushma Swaraj has stepped in to assure the community.

“I would like to assure African students in India that this an unfortunate and painful incident involving local goons,” Sushma tweeted on Wednesday.

“When I came to know about the unfortunate killing of a Congo national in Delhi, we directed stringent action against the culprits,” she said in another tweet.

  • The African diplomatic community has decided to stay away from this year’s Africa Day celebrations seeking strong action on the part of the Indian government.
  • According to Eritrean Ambassador Alem Tsehage Woldemariam, dean of the Group of African Heads of Mission,”The Group of African Heads of Mission have met and deliberated extensively on this latest incidence in the series of attacks to which members of the African community have been subjected to in the last several years,” “The Group of African Heads of Mission have met and deliberated extensively on this latest incidence in the series of attacks to which members of the African community have been subjected to in the last several years”.
  • Sushma said that Union Minister Gen V K Singh will meet the heads of missions of African countries in Delhi.
  • He will assure  them of Indian Government’s commitment to the safety and security of African nationals in India.
  • General V K Singh will also attend the meetings with African students in metro cities to assure their safety and security.

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