One of the striking examples of hypocrisy in Indian foreign policy — ‘Nehru requested Israel to deliver the weapons in ships that did not fly the Israeli flags’
Source:- @HindolSengupta / Twitter.
Following the arrival of Sri Dalai Lama seeking Asylum in India, India – China relation turned worse and at its peak, Israeli Prime Minister Ben Gurion wrote to Nehru, supporting Indian stand on the issue and promised weapons to the Indian forces. Nehru requested Israel to deliver the weapons in ships that did not fly the Israeli flags.
Ben Gurion flatly refused and said, “No flag. No weapons.”
The weapons were later supplied in Israeli ships which carried the Israel flag.
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— HindolSengupta (@HindolSengupta) January 15, 2018