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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Indian ‘rhetoric’ is un-warranted, says Pakistan

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Pakistan refused for the 14th time the Indian request for consular access to Jadhav

IANS  |  Islamabad  April 15, 2017 Last Updated at 03:48 IST

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua told Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale that the “rhetoric” in the Indian Parliament on the sentencing of Kulbhushan was “un-warranted” and fuelling hatred against

While refusing the request for consular access to Jadhav, Janjua told the Indian envoy that the hatred against Islamabad was not “conducive” for promoting cordial bilateral ties, a Foreign Office statement said.

Pakistan’s top diplomat was referring to Indian statements that if carries out the hanging of it would amount to “premeditated murder”.

refused for the 14th time the Indian request for consular access to Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court for subversive activities and waging war against

Bambawale later told reporters here, “We demanded a meeting (with Jadhav), but they denied.”

Janjua told Bambawale that had not provided consular access to Pakistanis in Indian prisons for years, despite repeated requests and follow-up by the High Commission in New Delhi.

said it has sought consular access to 13 times earlier, but was refused each time.

Earlier, Pakistan’s top foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz said that consular access can not be provided in “espionage cases”.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Indian ‘rhetoric’ is un-warranted, says Pakistan

Pakistan refused for the 14th time the Indian request for consular access to Jadhav

Pakistan refused for the 14th time the Indian request for consular access to Jadhav

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua told Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale that the “rhetoric” in the Indian Parliament on the sentencing of Kulbhushan was “un-warranted” and fuelling hatred against

While refusing the request for consular access to Jadhav, Janjua told the Indian envoy that the hatred against Islamabad was not “conducive” for promoting cordial bilateral ties, a Foreign Office statement said.

Pakistan’s top diplomat was referring to Indian statements that if carries out the hanging of it would amount to “premeditated murder”.

refused for the 14th time the Indian request for consular access to Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court for subversive activities and waging war against

Bambawale later told reporters here, “We demanded a meeting (with Jadhav), but they denied.”

Janjua told Bambawale that had not provided consular access to Pakistanis in Indian prisons for years, despite repeated requests and follow-up by the High Commission in New Delhi.

said it has sought consular access to 13 times earlier, but was refused each time.

Earlier, Pakistan’s top foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz said that consular access can not be provided in “espionage cases”.

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