Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family

Geneva Matthews
December 27, 2017

India had in May got a stay order from ICJ on the execution of death sentence awarded to Jadhav by a Pakistan military court.

Pakistan has repeatedly denied India consular access to Jadhav on the ground that it was not applicable in cases related to spies.

"They spoke openly during the meeting", Dr Faisal said, adding that the Indian High Commissioner JP Singh, who accompanied Avanti and Chetankul Jadhav, was present outside the meeting room and did not hear the conversation that took place between the family members.

It was extended by 10 minutes following a request from Jadhav.

As per the picture, Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian sentenced to death in Pakistan, met his wife and mother across a glass screen.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan foreign office, in a statement, clarified that Jadhav was not given consular access.

Subsequently, he released pictures of the "meeting", showing Jadhav, looking tired and haggard in a blue suit at least two sizes too large for him, speaking to his wife and mother divided by a glass wall.

Jadhav's family left India on Monday to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav has been detained in Pakistan for 22 months now and on death row in Pakistan.

Rogue nation Pakistan, which still enjoys the MFN (Most Favoured Nation) status from India, thanks to our soft political leadership over the years, allowed Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother to meet him, but through a glass wall. December 25, the birthday of Mohammad Ali Jinnah is celebrated as Quaid-e-Azam day. "There were more than 3 conditions by Indians to which we didn't agree", Mohammad Faisal, the foreign ministry spokesperson said.

A copy of the medical report presented by the FO spokesperson. He called Jadhav the face of Indian terror in Pakistan. "Let me say it categorically", news agency IANS quoted Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammed Faisal as saying at a press conference after the meeting. Sensing an immediate danger to Jadhav's life, India, in a separate request, asked the court for indication of provisional measures, "pursuant to Article 41 of the Statute of the Court".

"All decision on consular access will be taken on basis of law and interests of Pakistan", he said in response to a question about granting the consular access. "Jadhav, who is a serving naval officer, has confessed to being a R&AW agent", the Pakistan foreign office spokesperson said. "There is a list of 15 names we have given to India asking for details on them". Indian government claims that Jadhav may have been picked up from Iran where he ran a business in Chahbahar.

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