He went on to add:
“The response that we received from the MEA and other authorities have been assuring. They have announced that they will take action against the culprits. We respect Delhi’s move made by the political leadership as well as the senior officials. We are awaiting action and hopeful that corrective measures will be taken.”
The diplomats also noted that the series of steps had been taken by Swaraj and senior MEA officials, and they are happy with it. They even noted President Pranab Mukherjee’s statement that was given few days back and called it reassuring.
She said that the attacks were non-racist in nature.
“All criminal acts should not be construed as racial attacks…these were not premeditated acts against a particular community, rather these were spontaneous attacks perpetrated by anti-social and criminal elements.”
Congolese national and Embassy officials after meeting Sushma Swaraj Indian Express
They will also carry out a sensitization campaign and assure African students that an institutional mechanisms would be put in place to ensure that such incidents do not recur and that they feel welcomed in India.