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Shah Rukh Khan thanks US Ambassador Richard Verma for his concern

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 August 2016, 13:08 IST

United States ambassador Richard Verma took to Twitter on 12 August to apologise to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan after he was detained at Los Angeles airport.

Verma also said that Shah Rukh inspires millions of people with his work.

"Sorry for the trouble at LAX @iamsrk. We are working to ensure it doesn't happen again. Your work inspires millions, including in the US," tweeted Verma.

In a response to Verma's apology, SRK tweeted: "No trouble sir, respect the protocol & not expecting 2 b above it. It's just a tad inconvenient. Thx for ur concern."

Also Read:Shah Rukh Khan detained at LA airport, US Assistant Secretary of State apologises

After being detained at the airport, the actor expressed his displeasure on Twitter. He said, "I fully understand and respect security with the way the world is, but to be detained at US immigration every damn time really really sucks."

"The brighter side is while waiting caught some really nice Pokemon," he said.


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US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal also tweeted an apology. "Sorry for the hassle at the airport, @iamsrk - even American diplomats get pulled for extra screening!" tweeted Biswal.

Shah Rukh Khan was also detained in New York in 2012.

First published: 12 August 2016, 13:08 IST
 
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