Hugplomacy no substitute for concrete deliverables: Cong

Hugplomacy no substitute for concrete deliverables: Cong

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New Delhi, Feb 20: Expressing disappointment at the joint statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman , the Congress on Wednesday said 'Hugplomacy' was not a substitute for concrete deliverables and specific words.

In a reaction , AICC spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said the Narendra Modi government failed to extract from Saudi Arabia concrete assurances on reining in Pakistan even for the future.

''Sad at the statement after Saudi visit.The PM Modi Govt failed 2extract condemnation of #Pulwama.

(2)vague generalities (3) false equivalence of indo pak (4)no concrete assurances reigning in pak even 4 future.

#Hugplomacy no substitute 4concrete deliverables.''&specific words, ''Mr Singhvi said in a tweet.

In a joint statement after their talks , the Prime Minister and the Saudi Crown Prince condemned in the strongest terms, the recent terrorist attack on Indian security forces on 14 February, 2019 in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir.