Diplomacy

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ grants consular access to India, suspends death sentence

Ruling in India’s favour, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday (ICJ) affirmed Jadhav’s right to consular access and notification, news agency ANI reported, citing Reema Omer, international legal advisor, South Asia.

Sushma Swaraj, India’s former Indian minister of external affairs, called it a “great victory for India”.

“I thank the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for our initiative to take Jadhav’s case before International Court of Justice. I thank Mr. Harish Salve for presenting India’s case before ICJ very effectively and successfully. I hope the verdict will provide the much needed solace to the family members of Kulbhushan Jadhav,” she said in a series of tweets.

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