US refutes Russian allegations of interference in India’s Lok Sabha elections


US State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller was responding to a query on Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova’s assertion in Moscow in this regard.

The United States on Thursday dismissed the Russian allegations of the US interfering in the continued Indian elections.

”No, of course, we do not contain ourselves in elections in India as we do not contain ourselves in elections anyplace in the world. Those are selections for the individuals of India to make,” State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller instructed reporters at his every day information convention.

He was responding to a query on Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova’s assertion in Moscow in this regard when requested a few latest Washington Post article alleging {that a} Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer was concerned in an alleged plot to kill Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil final 12 months.

”Regular unfounded accusations by the United States towards New Delhi… we see that they groundlessly accuse not solely India but in addition many different states…of violating spiritual freedoms are a mirrored image of the United States’ misunderstanding of the nationwide mentality, the historic context of the event of the Indian state and disrespect for India as a state,” Zakharova instructed reporters in Moscow.

She described it as a colonial mentality of the United States.

”The motive is that they attempt to unbalance the inner political state of affairs in India in order to complicate the (ongoing) basic parliamentary elections. That is a component of meddling into India”s inner affairs,” RT information quoted her as saying.

”The Washington Post, it appears to me, ought to use the time period ‘repressive regime’ and every part you quoted in relation to Washington. It is troublesome to think about a extra repressive regime than Washington, each in home and worldwide affairs,” she mentioned.

In Washington, Miller shunned responding to the query on the alleged plot. ”There is a publicly returned indictment that incorporates alleged information. They are allegations till they’re confirmed earlier than a jury that anybody can go and browse. I will not communicate to them right here as a result of of course it is an ongoing authorized matter and I’ll go away it at that,” he said.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA staff and is published from PTI)

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