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India makes 15th appeal for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Gopal Baglay said the appeal was made by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad

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File photo of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage'
File photo of former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of 'espionage'

made its 15th appeal to Pakistan for to alleged Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav, but Islamabad has not responded yet, a top official said on Thursday.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson said the appeal was made on Wednesday by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad.

"We have appealed to Pakistan for to 15 times. We will do everything to ensure justice," he said.

He said they are still waiting for a formal response from Pakistan to the demand of to Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, and details of the trial proceedings against him.

He also said the whereabouts of Jadhav are still not known.

"We are concerned about Jadhav's health and whereabouts," he said.

"Pakistan claims there have been legal proceedings against Kulbhushan Jadhav, If there have been, we would like to see them," he added.

Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, was arrested in Balochistan in March 2016. Pakistan has accused him of being a has made appeals for to Jadhav 14 times but been denied every time.


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India makes 15th appeal for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Gopal Baglay said the appeal was made by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad

Gopal Baglay said the appeal was made by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad
made its 15th appeal to Pakistan for to alleged Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav, but Islamabad has not responded yet, a top official said on Thursday.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson said the appeal was made on Wednesday by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad.

"We have appealed to Pakistan for to 15 times. We will do everything to ensure justice," he said.

He said they are still waiting for a formal response from Pakistan to the demand of to Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, and details of the trial proceedings against him.

He also said the whereabouts of Jadhav are still not known.

"We are concerned about Jadhav's health and whereabouts," he said.

"Pakistan claims there have been legal proceedings against Kulbhushan Jadhav, If there have been, we would like to see them," he added.

Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, was arrested in Balochistan in March 2016. Pakistan has accused him of being a has made appeals for to Jadhav 14 times but been denied every time.


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India makes 15th appeal for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Gopal Baglay said the appeal was made by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad

made its 15th appeal to Pakistan for to alleged Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav, but Islamabad has not responded yet, a top official said on Thursday.

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson said the appeal was made on Wednesday by India's Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad.

"We have appealed to Pakistan for to 15 times. We will do everything to ensure justice," he said.

He said they are still waiting for a formal response from Pakistan to the demand of to Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, and details of the trial proceedings against him.

He also said the whereabouts of Jadhav are still not known.

"We are concerned about Jadhav's health and whereabouts," he said.

"Pakistan claims there have been legal proceedings against Kulbhushan Jadhav, If there have been, we would like to see them," he added.

Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer, was arrested in Balochistan in March 2016. Pakistan has accused him of being a has made appeals for to Jadhav 14 times but been denied every time.


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