France condemns execution of Pak citizen in Saudia Arabia

Islamabad: France has condemned the execution the other day in Saudi Arabia of a Pakistani citizen Altaf Hussein Hati. Spokesman of the Ministry of foreign affairs of France said this in a statement. As Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, reaffirmed at the launch of the campaign for the universal abolition of the death penalty, France expresses its firm and constant opposition to the death penalty everywhere and under all circumstances.

It urges Saudi Arabia to put an end to the executions and to establish a moratorium”, said a statement of the French Embassy issued here Wednesday.