Jadhav fallout: India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan

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India and Pakistan are engaged in a diplomatic row over Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. He also said that no spy from any country goes with his own passport anywhere in the world. India has accused Pakistan of violating the law and global convention.

A Pakistani military court handed death sentence to Jadhav on charges of espionage and sabotage, but New Delhi maintains its national is innocent and was kidnapped and framed.

To Indian claims that Pakistan has not responded to its letters seeking information on Jadhav, Aziz said that New Delhi has not responded to a "Letter of Assistance requesting specific information and access to certain key witnesses" sent on January 23 this year. The government is also likely to review its attempts in the past few months to encourage people to people contacts with Pakistan. According to Pakistani media reports, 3 suspected RAW agents have been arrested including mastermind of Abbaspur bomb blast in Rawalakot area of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

The Supreme Court Bar Association in Pakistan recently questioned the legitimacy of the Pakistani Military Court which undoubtedly puts the sentencing of Jadhav issued by the court into question.

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Rejecting Indian accusation of unfair trail, Aziz said that the first FIR against was lodged on April 8, 2016 by police's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan. Jadhav was also provided legal assistance. India also tried to gain consular access to Jadhav, but were repeatedly denied access by Pakistan. The move comes after India made a decision to put all bilateral engagements with Pakistan on hold.

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Sartaj Aziz slammed the "inflammatory statements and rhetoric of premeditated murder" raised by the Indian government.

"Inflammatory statements and rhetoric about "pre-meditated murder" and "unrest in Balochistan", will only result in escalation, serving no useful goal", Aziz warned.

"Jhadav was provided with a legal counsel in accordance with provisions of our law".

The Indian naval officer had confessed to committing and planning subversive activities inside Pakistan. "There has been no response from the Indian side so far".

Moreover, the dossier will also include the timeline of Jadhav's militant activities and also the court proceedings.

Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale on Friday asked Pakistan to provide a copy of the charge-sheet filed and the judgment given against Yadav while strongly raising this issue.

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