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FM Qureshi hopeful Pakistan will win Kulbhushan Jadhav case in ICJ

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday said he is hopeful that Pakistan will win the case against convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “We have solid evidence against Jadhav and are hopeful we will win the case in the ICJ,” Qureshi said while speaking to media in Multan. The foreign minister said that Pakistan will make all efforts to present its stance in an effective manner before ICJ, a world court that sits in The Hague. The trial of Jadhav has…

Former ISI chief Asad Durrani’s name placed on ECL

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has placed the name of former chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani in the Exit Control List (ECL). The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been informed about the decision, the sources at interior ministry said. A high level meeting at the interior ministry decided to place the name of General Asad Durrani in the no exit list. The Pakistan army on Monday ordered a probe against former ISI chief Lt. Gen. (retd) Asad Durrani over his…

Lavrov says spy poisoning could be ‘in interests’ of UK govt

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday suggested that the poisoning of a former double agent could benefit the British government by distracting attention from problems around Brexit. The March 4 attack on Skripal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury has triggered a wave of tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats between the West and Russia and sent relations plunging to new post-Cold War lows. "This could be in the interests of the British government which found itself in an uncomfortable…

Russia calls British PM’s allegations over poisoning ‘insane’

MOSCOW: A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman on Thursday described allegations by British Prime Minister Theresa May that Russia was to blame for the nerve agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal as insane. The spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, also said Moscow was still working on retaliatory measures against Britain for London’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning, which left Skripal and his daughter critically ill. Her comments followed a statement by British Prime Minister Theresa May on…

Moscow says will retaliate soon to Britain’s expulsion of diplomats

MOSCOW: Moscow on Wednesday called Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy a sign that London was choosing confrontation with Russia, adding that retaliation would follow shortly. "The British government made a choice for confrontation with Russia," the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday expelled the diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Russia after Moscow did not respond to her demand for an explanation on…

Russia shrugs off World Cup no-show by British ministers, royals

MOSCOW: Moscow on Tuesday shrugged off London's decision not to send British ministers and royals to Russia's World Cup over a nerve agent attack on a former double agent. The measure was one of a number announced by British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday in response to the March 4 poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England. May said her government had found that Russia was "culpable" of the attack. "It is every fan's choice, whether to come or not," Russia's World Cup organising committee chief…