Have asked HK to surrender Nirav Modi: MEA
April 12, 2018  16:57
MEA spokesperson Ravish Kumar:

On Nirav Modi: So far we have not received any information about Nirav Modi or about his arrest from the the Hong Kong authorities. We are aware of the written reply submitted to Parliament which shared that Nirav Modi is in Hong Kong. Have requested Hong Kong authorities to surrender Nirav Modi. There is an agreement between India and Hong Kong about the surrender of fugitive offenders. We are still awaiting a response.

On Russia: All matters of mutual interest have been discussed in the telephonic conversation which took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia President Vladimir Putin yesterday. India is against the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances. We hope that this issue is resolved in accordance with the provisions of the chemical weapons convention, so as to reach evidence-based conclusion.

On China: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit China on April 22 and 23 and Mongolia on April 24 and 25.
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