Issue does not exist or you do not have permission to see it when using REST API

Hi, I tried fetching the an issue by calling REST API but got error "Issue does not exist or you do not have permission to see it",  my HTTP GET link is  :https://spttech.atlassian.net/rest/api/2/issue/GDS-1975

where "GDS-1975" is the issue key,  the issue definitely exists, what can be possibly wrong ?

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You don't have permission with that session.

Make sure you login before if using a browser. Else follow tutorial. https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-apis/jira-rest-apis/jira-rest-api-tutorials/jira-rest-api-version-2-tutorial

 

I did log in, but still got the error. 

The syntax is correct. Either you are not allowed to see it or it doesn't exist. This assuming REST API is turned on.

Example, 

https://jira.atlassian.com/rest/api/2/issue/JSW-6541

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