Pakistan - Situation of Asia Bibi - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (08.11.18)


Q – The minister indicated yesterday that France was ready to extract Asia Bibi. What do you intend to do and what have you already done, notably including for the lawyer who states that he was forced to leave Pakistan?

A – As the minister indicated at the National Assembly yesterday, France is ready to receive Asia Bibi. We have made the necessary arrangements with the Pakistani authorities to ensure that - in accordance with the wishes of the person concerned and her family - she can come to France.

We immediately received her lawyer, Saiful Malook, at our embassy in order to protect him before he travelled, in accordance with his wishes, to the Netherlands