New Delhi, May 11: Smartening up after being rebuked by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for Beijing remarks, Ramesh on Tuesday, May 11, refused to comment on the controverial remarks.
"I want to make it clear that I am not going to comment on China. I am here to talk about greenhouse gas emission only," Ramesh told reporters who tried to make him speak up on the matter.
Ramesh snapped back at reporters when he pestered further to comment on the issue.
"I am not going to say a single word. If you have come here to get a comment on China, then you can leave," a visibly irritated Ramesh said.
The Environment Minister drew the ire of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for speaking against the government policies on China during a global meet on climate change on Saturday, May 9, in Beijing.