With Sarabjit Singh battling for life in a Lahore hospital, India today offered medical assistance to Pakistan in treating the prisoner and said it will use this incident as an additional ground to push hard to get him back to his homeland.
"The best we can we will. Right now there is very little we can do in terms of medical intervention, unless Pakistan seeks any assistance in medical diagnosis," external affairs minister Salman Khurshid told reporters said.
Khurshid said India will continue to push very hard to bring Singh back using this incident as an additional ground for persuading Pakistan.
He said the decision to get Singh back to India should not be and emotional or political one. "It should be a medical decision," he said.
"We would be willing to cooperate in any way should Pakistan government need any assistance," he said.