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No change in Pak stand on consular access to Jadhav: India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

said today that there has been no change in Pakistan's position on providing consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav as also on visa request for his mother, amidst Pakistani media reports that was considering to allow her to travel to meet her son.

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay also said the case was now before the International of Justice and was following the September 13 timeline to give its submission.


There has been no change in Pakistan's position on providing consular access to Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, as also on visa request for his mother, he said.

When asked about reports that was considering the Indian request for the grant of visa to Jadhav's mother, Avantika Jadhav, he said has no official information on it.

has so far dismissed 16 request by for consular access to Jadhav.

had moved the ICJ against Jadhav's death penalty by a military The ICJ had on May 18 restrained from executing the death sentence.

While claims that its security forces arrested Jadhav from its restive Balochistan province on March 3, 2016 after he reportedly entered from Iran, maintains that the Indian national was kidnapped from Iran where he had legitimate business interests.

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