Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested by Pakistan in 2016, believed to have entered Iran, convicted of espionage and sentenced to death in 2017.
Pakistan will grant consular rights to Indian citizens convicted of intelligence and death sentences a few weeks after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) requested a review of his equity in the tensions between the nuclear armed states on Monday. Said. rival.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal, an Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman, said Monday, September 2, 2019.“Kulhushan Jadhav, Indian spy commander, will be available Monday, September 2, 2019.
A senior Indian official confirmed the meeting and told AFP news agency New Delhi that "Pakistan wants to ensure the right atmosphere, making the meeting free, fair, meaningful and effective in accordance with the letter and spirit of the ICJ Order."
Commander Jadhav remains in Pakistan's detention for espionage, terrorism and vandalism.
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@ForeignOfficePk) September 1, 2019
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The decision ordered the ICJ to offer consular powers in July, but rejected India's request for Jadhav liberation.
In Pakistan, a “working” Indian naval officer was arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan in March 2016. The region has long criticized Islamabad for its support of separatist and terrorist groups.
According to Indian officials, Jadhav was "retired" from the Navy in 2001 and was running a "logistical" business in Iran's Chabahar port.
Pakistani officials say they were arrested on March 3, 2016, after entering Pakistan from Iran's Saravan border using the Islamic name Hussein Mubarak Patel.
Officials accuse Jadhav of running a spy network for the Indian research and analysis wing (or RAW) intelligence agency at Chabahar port in Iran.
New Delhi claimed to have confessed after being captured in Iran before moving to Pakistan.
In his video confession, published by Pakistan, his mission was to hold a meeting with the Baloch rebels and say, "helping the activities of a criminal character to cause the killing or inducement of the Pakistani people."
— ANI (@ANI) 2 Sep 2019
Development has been underway in recent weeks as tensions between rivals have escalated after India's right-wing government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, canceled the nominal autonomy of the Indian administrative Kashmir, which Kashmir calls "unlawful consolidation" of conflict territory.
Pakistan's prime minister, Im Lan Khan, led a large-scale protest that launched a diplomatic offensive against India and praised Modi.
Kashmir was divided between India and Pakistan after independence, sparking in two major wars and numerous fights between rivals.
Source: TRTWorld and Agencies
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