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Sartaj Aziz denied entry to Golden Temple for security reasons: Govt.

Amritsar (Punjab) [India]: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz was denied entry to the Golden Temple for security reasons, the government clarified on Sunday.

According to government sources, Aziz after concluding the Conference went to temple but was denied entry so that no “untoward incident takes place”.

“Permission was not given due to security reasons. Security of our guests is paramount. India ensures that no untoward incident takes place,” officials said.(ANI)