No deal to be made on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav: FO
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal has categorically stated that no deal will be made on the matter of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Addressing a weekly press briefing, the FO spokesperson said that all the decisions about Kulbhushan Jadhav will be made in accordance with the Pakistani laws while honouring the verdict of International Court of Justice in the case.
Babari Masjid in not internal matter of India
Condemning the Indian Supreme Court’s verdict regarding Babari Masjid, Muhammad Faisal said the decision has put security of all the mosques and worship places in India under threat.
Contrary to Indian claims of this being an “internal” matter, the Babri Masjid demolition has remained on the agenda of the OIC since 1992, read the statement of the OIC panelists after the meeting concluded.
Strong protest against Israeli atrocities in Palestine
Dr Faisal also voiced a strong protest against Israeli atrocities in Palestine and maintained that Pakistan upheld its firm stance with regards to never accepting Israel as a legitimate state.
No good from next-door neighbours
Expressing his concerns with regards to India, the foreign office spokesperson said that he expected no good from the next-door neighbours.
To a question, Dr Faisal said twelve thousand Sikh pilgrims visited Kartarpur on the opening day on last Saturday. He said under the agreement, five thousand Sikh pilgrims can visit Kartarpur daily, pay their respects and return the same day.
Pakistan regrets lockdown in IoK for 103 consecutive days
The FO spokesperson regretted that lockdown continues in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) for 103 consecutive days and there is complete communications blackout.
Condemning restrictions on basic human rights in IoK, he demanded immediate restoration of internet and other communications facilities in the held territory.
He said India has been caught in blind alley after the August 5 act of withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. He reiterated that Pakistan would continue highlighting the Kashmir issue at every international forum as part of support to the oppressed Kashmiris for their right to self-determination.