Prime Minister's (PM) Foreign Affairs Advisor (PM-FAA) Sartaj Aziz, in a statement, on Friday clarified for local and international public that Indian spy Kulbushan Jhadav, a serving Indian Navy officer caught in Pakistan on espionage and terrorism charges, has been awarded "death penalty" and that all political parties believe that the decision to exterminate Kulbushan is justified.
Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Friday whereat Tehmina slammed Gautam over the rhetoric in the Indian Parliament over Indian spy Kulbushan Jhadav, saying that it has only led to a greater fuelling of hatred against Pakistan which is not conducive for promoting cordial ties between the two countries; an official statement said.
10 Corps Commander Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza visited troops deployed along the line of control (LOC) in Bagsar sector on Friday and lauded the high morale of deployed troops and unflinching resolve of civilian population of the area and urged for a befitting response to Indian cease fire violations (CFVs); an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.
Punjab Rangers, intelligence agencies and counter terrorism department (CTD) undertook a joint operation against terrorists affiliated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and their facilitators/hardened criminals holed up in a hideout in Basti Dadwani near Choti Zerin, 15 kilometres (kms) South of Dera Ghazi (DG) Khan early morning on Friday; an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.
In Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), the puppet authorities sealed Badgam, on Friday, by deploying Indian troops and police personnel in strength to prevent people from converging in the town and paying tributes to the civilians recently martyred by Indian forces; Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.
North Korea's Korean People's Army (KPA) General Staff spokesman, in a statement, on Friday slammed the extremely dangerous situation prevailing on the Korean peninsula, due to United States (US) President Donald Trump administration's reckless military 'provocation'; Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
United States (US) National Security Advisor (NSA) Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster telephoned Finance Minister, Senator, Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday and conveyed that the US President Donald Trump administration is willing to work with Pakistan, to pursue the common objectives of peace and security along-with economic well being of the people; an official statement said.