Congress will never weaken the nation: Sonia

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Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Jul 17: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, July 17 said her party or its leaders will not compromise the interests of the country on any issue, including nuclear and foreign policy.

"We have been accused of compromising national interests... I want to tell you clearly that the Congress, which got independence and its leaders Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi made supreme sacrifices, will never weaken the nation," she said, while recalling withdrawal of the support to the UPA government by the Left Parties on the Indo-US Nuclear deal issue.

She was addressing a public meeting heere after launching the Rajiv Gandhi Arogya Sri-II providing for cashless treatment to 6.5 crore BPL families in 23 districts of Andhra Pradesh.

"We don't need certificate from any political party," she said, while justifying the nuclear deal.


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