‘ICJ Order Comes As A Great Relief To The People Of India’

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New Delhi: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday stayed the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities.

ICJ decision upholds India’s right to consular access, puts stay on death execution: A major victory for India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has hailed the International Court of Justice’s verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav, and said that India would leave no stone unturned to save him.

“I assure the nation that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we will leave no stone unturned to save Kulbhushan Jadhav,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted, minutes after the ICJ passed a favourable verdict on Jadhav.

“The ICJ order has come as a great relief to the family of Kulbhushan Jadhav and the people of India,” she said.

“We are grateful to Harish Salve for presenting India’s case so effectively before the ICJ.”

After the decision Venkaiah Naidu also twitted,

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday asked Pakistan not to execute alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav pending its final decision and inform it of the steps being taken to implement the order.