What did former US Secretary of State Pompeo say about Sushma Swaraj that Jaishankar got angry


New Delhi,

The former US Secretary of State has made many controversial comments in his book about the late former Foreign Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj. Mike Pompeo has written in his book ‘Never Give an Inch: Fighting for the America I Love’ that Sushma Swaraj was never an important political player.

Foreign Minister Jaishankar has given a strong reaction to Pompeo’s comment regarding Sushma Swaraj. Jaishankar has said that he strongly condemns the derogatory words used for Sushma Swaraj in Pompeo’s book. However, the former US Secretary of State has praised Foreign Minister S Jaishankar in his book.

Pompeo has made one explosive claim 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 close to nuclear war. Pompeo has claimed that this information was given to him by the then External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj.

Many derogatory remarks about Sushma Swaraj
According to the news agency PTI, Pompeo has also written about his relations with the foreign ministers of India in his book. In this, he has also mentioned S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval. Pompeo has made many derogatory remarks about Sushma Swaraj in this book. Pompeo has even called Sushma Swaraj a ‘goofball’ in his book. Sushma Swaraj was the foreign minister in the first term of the Modi government from May 2014 to May 2019. He passed away in August 2019.

Pompeo wrote in the book, “My counterpart on the Indian side, Sushma Swaraj was not an important player in Indian foreign policy. Better yet, I worked closely with India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, a close and trusted confidante of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jaishankar gave a strong reaction
Reacting to Pompeo’s statement, S Jaishankar said, “I have seen a passage in the book of former Foreign Minister Pompeo referring to Sushma Swaraj. I have always respected her (Sushma Swaraj) a lot. I had exceptionally close and cordial relations with Sushma Swaraj. Strongly condemn the derogatory remarks used for former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Pompeo’s book.

Praise for Jaishankar
Pompeo has used the word ‘J’ for Jaishankar in his book. Pompeo further wrote, “Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was my second Indian counterpart. In May 2019, we welcomed J as the new External Affairs Minister of India. I could not have expected a better counterpart. Pompeo further wrote that I love this man (Jaishankar). Jaishankar speaks a total of seven languages ​​including English. Even his language is better than mine.

who is mike pompeo
59-year-old Mike Pompeo is considered a confidant of former US President Donald Trump. Pompeo was CIA director in the Trump administration from 2017 to 2020 and secretary of state from 2018 to 2021. Mike Pompeo is currently seeking his candidacy for the 2024 presidency.

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