Sushma Swaraj rebuts Donald Trump: Paris pact India ethos
In rejecting the claim of US President Donald Trump that India signed the climate agreement in Paris for “billion and a billion dollars in foreign aid,” Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday that New Delhi had Signed the pact “not because of greed … not because of fear” But because of its “commitment to protecting the environment.”
“What the President of the United States said Trump is not the reality … India signed the climate pact Paris not by pressure from any country or because of the attraction of money.” Our signing the pact was not because of greed , It was not because of the fear we signed because of our commitment to protecting the environment … India will continue to be part regardless of whether the United States remains there or not, “Swaraj told reporters while talking about three Years of Modi government.
“This commitment is 5000 years old.We love rivers, trees and mountains.This is the ethics of India is our cultural heritage.If someone says that we sign the pact because the attraction of money and the pressure of someone who is I reject these accusations, “he said.
On June 1, while the announcement of the US withdrawal According to Paris, Trump said that India had participated in the agreement “subject to receiving thousands upon billions in foreign aid.”
With H1B visas, Swaraj said that although nothing has changed so far in the US, it was feared that Sushma denied Trump in the Paris agreement and New Delhi was in touch with the US administration and lawmakers. “When the prime minister goes to the United States to meet with Trump’s president, he will raise the issue with him,” he said.
He also sent a difficult message from Pakistan, accusing him of creating inadequate conditions for any act of the Prime Minister or the initiative of the Indian government to resume the process of dialogue.
He said that he has not yet been scheduled between the Prime Minister of Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 8 to 9 June But sources said that this possibility can not be ruled out.
Rejection of a “flip-flop” in Pakistan’s government policy, Swaraj said India is clear that “it wants to dialogue, resolve any bilateral problem without the mediation of a third country, the organization or any other person. , Terror and talk can not go together. ”
“I had gone to Islamabad for the Heart of the Asia conference and started the full bilateral dialogue process on December 9, 2015. But did these conditions that existed on Dec. 9 really exist today?
She recalled Modi’s sudden visit to Lahore on December 25 of this year, followed by the terrorist attack on the air base at Pathankot, the arrest of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav – who was sentenced to death by a Military court in Pakistan – and Pakistan welcomed Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, killed by security forces last year as a martyr.
Asked by statements by a Pakistani law officer that Islamabad take the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice, which India has addressed in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Swaraj said: “Pakistan can not take Kashmir in the ICJ. Shimla’s agreement and Lahore’s statement are very clear on the Kashmir issue that can only be resolved bilaterally. The two countries are bound by bilateral agreements. ”
In the violation of China’s airspace in Uttarakhand, he said that while there were incursions on the ground on both sides because there is no defined border is the first time an incursion into the airspace occurred. “I do not know when and where this question was raised I can say, but will be lifted with the Chinese government, 101 percent,” he said.