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Last week, Pakistan said it had offered to arrange a meeting between 46-year-old Jadhav and his wife, months after India had requested it to grant a visa to his mother on humanitarian grounds.
Subhash Bhamre today said Pakistan was forced to grant permission to Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife to meet him because of India's constant pressure through international forums.
The Pakistan Government, who arrested Jadhav over charges of alleged involvement in espionage activities for India's intelligence agency decided to arrange a meering with his wife.
Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in April on charges of espionage and terrorism.
Foreign Office issued a statement after reports in media claimed that Swaraj asked Mahmood to drop all charges against Jadhav and send him back for any progress in bilateral ties.
After India approached the ICJ, a 10-member bench on May 18 restrained Pakistan from executing Jadhav till adjudication of the case.
The ICJ had asked Pakistan to submit its response or memorial by December 13 before the court could start further proceedings.
Pakistan has started the process to file its plea in response to India's memorial submitted in the International Court of Justice against the death sentence of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as ad-hoc judge is to lead the team from Pakistan's side in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case that is being heard by the International Court of Justice at The Hague.
The reaction came after Pakistan Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif suggested that he received the proposal to swap Jadhav with the terrorist, lodged in an Afghan jail.
Pakistan Foreign minister Khawaja Asif has claimed that Islamabad could have swapped Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist involved in an attack on an army school in Peshawar.
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif has claimed that an offer was received to swap Indian prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist behind the Peshawar army school attack.
Spokesman Zakaria said Jadhav, 46, has confessed many terrorist attacks within Pakistan and India is trying to divert international community’s attention from the real issue.
India's written response was submitted to registrar Philippe Couvreur of the ICJ. The contents of the submission will not be made public.
India will reportedly hand over its written arguments, known as memorial, to the ICJ on its plea to declare Pakistan as violator of international law for sentencing Jadhav to death.