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WASHINGTON:  Describing India Prohibiting the BBC documentary Prime Minister Narendra Modi The US is free to press freedom. State Department It is high time that democratic principles such as freedom of expression are highlighted and made a point worldwide. India.

Ned Price, The US State Department Spokesperson, in a periodic briefing Wednesday Underlined: Washington The world supports free press and it is an important matter to highlight democratic principles, such as freedom speech.

Responding to a media query, Price said, “We support the importance of a free press around the world. We continue to highlight the importance of democratic principles, such as freedom of expression, freedom of religion or belief, as human rights that contribute to the strengthening of our democracies. This is a point we make in our relationships around the world. It’s certainly a point we’ve made in India as well.”

Earlier, speaking at a briefing for the media Monday (local time), Price According to the US, there are many factors that can help strengthen its global strategic partnership with other countries. India These include economic, political and extremely deep people-topeople ties.

“I’m not familiar with the documentary you’re referring to. I am very familiar with the shared values that enact the United States and India as two thriving, vibrant democracies. When we have concerns about actions that are taken in India, we’ve voiced those we’ve had an occasion to do that,” He said.

Last week in the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Reputable Prime Minister Narendra Modi He disassociated himself from the BBC documentary series and stated that he “doesn’t agree with the characterisation” The following is a description of his Indian counterpart.

Sunak These were his comments on the controversial documentary, which was mentioned in the British Parliament By Pakistan-origin MP Imran Hussain.

The BBC, the UK’s national broadcaster, aired a series of two-part attacks on PM Narendra Modi’s tenure as Gujarat Chief Minister During the Gujarat 2002 riots The Documentary caused outrage and was removed by select platforms.

The Ministry This is External Affairs Responding to the BBC story, he claimed that it was completely biased.

While Addressing a weekly presser New DelhiMEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, “We think this is a propaganda piece. This has no objectivity. This is biased. Do note that this hasn’t been screened in India. We don’t want to answer more on this so that this doesn’t get much dignity.”

He So, even questions were raised “the purpose of the exercise and the agenda behind it.”

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