India rejects Asif’s claim of Pakistan being offered TTP terrorist in return for Jadhav


The Indian Ministry of Exterior Affairs has rejected Pakistani International Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif’s declare that Pakistan was provided to swap self-confessed Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav with a terrorist concerned in Military Public Faculty assault in Peshawar.
“You’ve got already seen a press launch issued by the Afghan Nationwide Safety Adviser’s workplace. When you have gone by way of the press launch, it appears that is another addition to the lengthy listing of imaginary lies and tales created by the Pakistani institution,” spokesperson Raveesh Kumar mentioned, in accordance with a Instances of India report.
Throughout an interview with Asia Society, Khawaja Asif had revealed that Pakistan was provided to alternate Jadhav with a terrorist concerned within the 2014 Peshawar faculty assault. “The Afghan authorities has admitted that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has secure havens on Afghan soil and operates from there. The terrorist who killed youngsters in APS in Peshawar, is in Afghan custody,” Asif had mentioned, claiming that the Afghan nationwide safety adviser had provided to alternate the suspected terrorist with Jadhav.
Based on the TOI report, Afghan forces had captured TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah. It mentioned a supply had revealed that the Afghan nationwide safety adviser might have been hinting at swapping Fazlullah in alternate for Jadhav to Pakistan’s overseas minister.
Nevertheless, the Indian newspaper report additionally mentioned that the workplace of Afghan Nationwide Safety Adviser Mohammad Haneef Atmar issued a press release saying there was no point out or reference to India or an Indian citizen throughout his assembly with Asif on September 21 in New York.
“The 2 sides additionally mentioned sanctuaries in Pakistan and alternate of the highest 5 Taliban leaders detained in Pakistan. There was no point out or reference to India or an Indian citizen.”
Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer, was arrested final yr in Balochistan and has admitted his involvement in espionage, terrorist and subversive actions in Pakistan on the behest of Indian spy company, Analysis and Evaluation Wing (RAW).

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