India not ready to share identity of Kulbhushan Jadhav: FO

09 Feb, 2018 3:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal has said that India is not ready to share real identity of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Friday, he said that Pakistan had handed over documents, information and statements of the RAW agent to India in January last year but New Delhi has given any information regarding Kulbhushan Jadhav.

The spokesperson said that Indian involvement in acts of sabotage in Pakistan is no secret and the case of Kulbhushan bears witness to the fact.

Dr Faisal further said that all states have legitimate right to pursue peaceful use of nuclear technology and Pakistan firmly commits to its policy of restraint in this connection and expects the same from others.

“Pakistan says strategic stability in the region is shared responsibility and must be adhered to by all states for sustainable peace,” he added.

Responding to a question pertaining to Indian army chief’s statement, the spokesman said such statements are reflection of the Indian mindset while Pakistan still believes in peaceful neighborhood which must be reciprocated.

Our Armed Forces are showing restraint and are fully capable to respond any aggression in a befitting manner, he said.


The spokesman went on to say that positive engagement with Afghanistan continues and we believe that an end to conflict is possible through political process and dialogue.

He said the incident of Chinese national killed in Karachi is a tragic incident and being actively investigated, adding that Pakistan will ensure the protection of Chinese citizens working here.

Answering a question about Joint Exercises by the Naval Forces of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, Dr Faisal said these were feature of regular cooperation to share expertise as Pakistan enjoys cordial ties with all Middle East countries.

 

 




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