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Pakistan’s security is very important to us and we have to maintain it as our fundamental sovereign right: Sartaj

(International Court of Justice's decision has not changed the status of Indian Spy Commander Kulbhushan Yadav's case in any manner: Attorney General Office)

Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said Pakistan’s counsel had courageously presented Pakistan’s stance in International Court of Justice on Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadav. Talking to a news channel, he said Pakistan would form a new team of lawyers to present Pakistan’s stance vigorously in the case. Sartaj Aziz said the ICJ had given its point of view on the case to get counselor access. He said Pakistan’s security is very important to us and we have to maintain it as our fundamental sovereign right. The Attorney General Office has said that the International Court of Justice's decision has not changed the status of Indian Spy Commander Kulbhushan Yadav's case in any manner. In a statement, it said in  interim order, ICJ has stated that by way of provisional measures, the status quo be maintained in the case of Commander Yadav. The Court has clearly underscored that the provisional measures are without prejudice to the final determination of the merits and jurisdiction of the case. The statement said the provisional measures are a procedural process only to enable the Court to have full consideration at a later hearing. It said these measures have no bearing whatsoever on the final decision of the Court. The Attorney General office said that Pakistan attended the hearing out of its utmost respect for the Court and pursuant to the established jurisprudence that the challenge to jurisdiction can be made via appearance and not by abstaining from the process. In addition, Pakistan attended because of its conviction that the only way to resolve all outstanding issues is through peaceful means. The statement said we are confident that India would not be able to hide the subversive activities it is trying to carry out through its agents like Commander Yadav's.

ICJ didn't accept Indian stance on Kulbhushan Yadav case:  Asif

Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said International Court of Justice has not accepted India’s stance on its spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Talking to a news channel, he said Kulbhushan Jadhav is an issue of Pakistan’s national security. The Minister said Jadhav was involved in terrorism activities in Pakistan. Khawaja Muhammad Asif urged political parties to avoid politics on national security issues.

Pakistan to vigorously fight Yadav case with no compromise on national security: Marriyum

Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has said any reporting on the interim order of International Court of Justice on Kulbhushan Jhadav case should be done responsibly. She was speaking at the anniversary of a private TV channel in Islamabad on Thursday evening. 

India trying to hide its real face by taking Yadav's case to ICJ: Nafees

Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria says India has been trying to hide its real face by taking the case of Kulbhushan Yadav to ICJ. Talking to PTV, he said real face of the India will be exposed before the world.
Yadav a spy and a terrorist

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Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Yadav has been awarded death sentence for carrying out espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan.   Director General of ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said the spy was tried through field general court martial under Pakistan Army Act 1952 and Section 3 of official Secret Act of 1923. He said Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed his death sentence. FGCM found Kulbhushan Sudhir Yadav guilty of all the charges.  He confessed before a Magistrate and the Court that he was tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organize espionage and sabotage activities aiming to destabilize and wage war against Pakistan in Balochistan and Karachi. The accused was provided with defending officer as per legal provisions. Kulbhushan alias Hussein Mubarak Patel was arrested on March 3 last year in a Counter Intelligence Operation from Mashkel, Balochistan. On the basis of confessional statement of Kulbhushan, Pakistan had also submitted dossiers with the United Nations over the Indian involvement in sabotage activities in the country.

Analysts live on Phone: 

Brig. (R) Syed Nazeer Ahmad: (Defence Analyst)

Dr. Abdul Wajid Khan: (Expert on World Affairs)

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