Speaking to ANI, Yechury said: If there is specific info about any artist/sportsman trying to do something against our country, that has to be acted upon. We should rise above, and treat art and sports as what they are.
Yechury however did not take the name of Salman Khan on the Pak artists controversy. We would want that art and sports and all this should be outside of political conflicts, he added.
After India became USA’s strategic defence partner, now Pak negotiating closer defence co-op with USA;serious situation developing, he said.
We think that there should be no further escalation (of tension between India and Pakistan along LoC), he urged.