Kulbhushan Jhadav meeting with Indian consular: Inside details and Indian reaction after the meeting
ISLAMABAD - RAW Agent Kulbhushan Jhadav meeting with Indian consular, Inside details of the meeting arrangements and Indian reaction after the meeting has been revealed.
Islamabad on Monday said that Kulbhushan Jadhav's meet with the Indian envoy was recorded to ensure transparency and in line with standard operating procedures. The Pakistan Office of the Spokesperson, in a statement, said that some Pakistani officials were also present during Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with the Indian envoy.
The consular access was provided at 12 noon and it lasted for two hours, "in the presence of officials of Government of Pakistan". "In order to ensure transparency and in line with standard operating procedures, and as conveyed to the Indian side in advance, the access was recorded," a statement from Pakistan stated.
Pakistan also said that on the request of India, "there was no restriction on the language of communication".
"As a responsible member of the international community and in line with our international commitments, Pakistan has provided un-impeded, uninterrupted consular access to India to Commander Jadhav," the statement read.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) also issued a statement after the Indian envoy met Kulbhushan Jadhav at a sub-jail for an hour after Pakistan granted consular access to the Indian death-row convict "in line with the ICJ judgment".
The MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar said Kulbhushan Jadhav appeared to be under "extreme pressure" to parrot a false Pakistani narrative in his case.
MEA said that while a comprehensive report is still awaited, it was "clear that he appeared to be under extreme pressure to parrot a false narrative to bolster Pakistan's untenable claims".
"We will decide a further course of action after receiving a detailed report from our Cd'A and determining the extent of conformity to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) directives," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.