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Friday, December 13, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has postponed his India visit.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has postponed his India visit.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has
postponed his India visit.
Delhi, India: Demonstrations in the North-East states of India in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) have had an impact on the India-Japan Summit. The summit was to be held in Guwahati, Assam from Sunday, but Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has postponed his India visit.
Demonstrations in the North-East states of India in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)
Demonstrations in the North-East states of India in
protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)

The three-day summit was to be held in Guwahati from 15 to 17 December. During this summit, Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were expected to sign several bilateral agreements. From a strategic point of view, the summit was considered important.


The spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh kumar
The spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh kumar
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar confirmed this by tweeting. In its tweet, the spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs has said that soon the new date for this summit will be set by mutual agreement between the two countries.

Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) December 13, 2019, on twitter
With reference to the proposed visit of Japanese PM @AbeShinzo to India, both sides have decided to defer the visit to a mutually convenient date in the near future.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has reacted strongly to the postponement of the Japanese Prime Minister. She said,' on India, Japan defer Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's visit to mutually convenient date in near future: It will be a blot on our country'.



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