Barry Steenkamp has told a court he and his wife June forgive Oscar Pistorius for killing his daughter, but he must pay for his crime.
Mr Steenkamp added that he would like to talk to Pistorius one day.
"June (Reeva's mother) is a Christian, so am I but I don't really go to church. June has forgiven. She feels it's right in her heart to forgive Oscar," he said.
"But...forgiving like that, it still does not exonerate you from the crime that you committed. He has to pay for that.
"It's been very difficult for me to forgive. But I feel the same, that Oscar has to pay for what he did. He has to pay for it. And that's all I can say.
"Most probably the time will come when I want to talk to Oscar, in private, not now, at a later stage, I would like to talk to him, yes."
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