Indian journalist asked to leave Pakistan briefing at UN General Assembly

| Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 13:50
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Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry.

New Delhi: An Indian journalist was asked to leave the press conference scheduled to be addressed by Pakistan Foreign Secretary at UN General Assembly in New York on Monday.

Namrata Brar, a journalist with NDTV was asked to leave the room at the Roosevelt Hotel where the Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry was to brief the media, on the sidelines of United Nations general Assembly.

"Iss Indian ko nikalo (remove this Indian)," were the words used when Namrata tried to speak to Pak Foriegn Secretary.

According to NDTV, not even a single Indian was allowed to attend the briefing.

The Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also refused to answer the questions on Uri attack.

This comes a day after India blamed Pakistan for the deadly Uri militant attack in which 18 soldiers were martyred.


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