BRUSSELS: Human rights will be part of next EU-India Summit, says head of high-level European Union delegation about the visit to New Delhi later this year.
EU insisted during the negotiation that any trade deal between EU and India is subjected to respecting human rights. Protection of human rights is enshrined in European constitution and it is a cornerstone of European democratic values.
Afzal Khan, MEP Socialist Group, Amjad Bashir, MEP ECR Group, and Lochbeela, MEP of Green Left asked question about human rights violations in Kashmir.
Lochbeela said questions about discrimination against Dalits and Indian involvement in alleged war crimes in SriLanka must be answered before any trade deals with India .