Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs Minister briefs US minister on controversial statement about Sushma Swaraj

Jaishankar Hits Back Mike Pompeo Over Sushma Swaraj Comment: Former US Secretary of State has given a controversial statement in his book about late former Foreign Minister of India Sushma Swaraj. Mike Pompeo in his book ‘Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I Love’ has said that Sushma Swaraj was never one of ...
 

Jaishankar Hits Back Mike Pompeo Over Sushma Swaraj Comment: Former US Secretary of State has given a controversial statement in his book about late former Foreign Minister of India Sushma Swaraj. Mike Pompeo in his book ‘Never Give An Inch: Fighting for the America I Love’ has said that Sushma Swaraj was never one of the important political players.

What did Jaishankar say?

The current External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar on Pompeo’s statement regarding Sushma Swaraj (S.Jaishankar) Has expressed displeasure in strong words. The words used by Jaishankar for Sushma Swaraj in Pompeo’s book are derogatory. I strongly condemn it. But Jaishankar, who expressed displeasure over the content of Pompeo’s book, has been praised by Pompeo in the same book.

many secrets are revealed in the book

Pompeo has made many revelations in his book. The former US Secretary of State has claimed that after India’s surgical strike in Pakistan’s Balakot in 2019, the two countries came very close to a nuclear war. Pompeo has also said that the then External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj had given him this information.

 

Doval is also mentioned in the book

According to the information provided by the news agency PTI, Pompeo has commented on his relationship with the Indian Foreign Minister in his book. In this he S. Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval are also mentioned. There are many controversial statements about Sushma Swaraj in Pompeo’s book. Pompeo has called Sushma Swaraj a ‘goofball’ in this book.

What exactly did he say about Sushma Swaraj?

Sushma Swaraj was the External Affairs Minister during the first term of the Modi government for a period of five years from May 2014 to May 2019. Sushma Swaraj passed away suddenly in August 2019. Pompeo said in his book, ‘Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj was not very important to me as far as the Indian party was concerned. I worked better with India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. He is closer and more reliable to Prime Minister Modi. ,

 

Jaishankar expressed anger

Responding to Pompeo’s statement, S Jaishankar said, “I read a reference to Sushma Swaraj in Pompeo’s book. I have always respected her (Sushma Swaraj). I had very close and warm relations with Sushma Swaraj. Language used against former foreign affairs. Minister Sushma Swaraj is derogatory in the book and I condemn it in the strongest of words.

Pompeo praised Jaishankar

Pompeo has called Jaishankar ‘J’ in his book. “Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was the second most capable Indian in my opinion. When he became the new External Affairs Minister of India in May 2019, I also welcomed him. No one could have been a more capable minister than him. I love this man very much. Jaishankar speaks Pompeo said about Jaishankar, a total of seven languages ​​apart from English. His language is better than mine.

Who is Pompey?

Pompeo, 59, is the former US Secretary of State. He was one of the close aides of former US President Donald Trump. Pompeo served as CIA director in the Trump administration from 2017 to 2020 and as secretary of state from 2018 to 2021. Currently, Pompeo is preparing his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election.

Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs Minister briefs US minister on controversial statement about Sushma Swaraj

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