Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Foreign Office said on Friday that it had received the memorial (written pleadings) filed by India with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence.


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India had filed the memorial on September 13 and Pakistan has received a copy of the document from the ICJ today.

The Foreign Office spokesperson said a legal team headed by the Attorney General of Pakistan was examining the memorial and Pakistan would submit its response to the court in December this year.

“The position of the Government of Pakistan, especially highlighting the acts of espionage, terrorism, and sabotage committed by Commander Jadhav in Pakistan, which resulted in the loss of many precious and innocent lives of Pakistanis, would soon be submitted to the International Court of Justice,” a statement issued by spokesperson read.

According to Foreign Office, the memorial is under consideration by a team of lawyers and experts, led by the Attorney General of Pakistan.

The position of Government of Pakistan, especially highlighting the acts of espionage, terrorism, and sabotage committed by Jadhav in Pakistan, which resulted in the loss of many precious and innocent lives of Pakistanis, will soon be submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India submits pleadings at ICJ