New positive development for Pakistan over Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jhadav case in ICJ

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New positive development for Pakistan over Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jhadav case in ICJ

ISLAMABAD – New positive development for Pakistan over Indian RAW agent Kulbhushan Jhadav case in ICJ.

International Court of Justice (ICJ) President Judge Abduylqawi Yusuf on Thursday appreciated Pakistan’s role in implementing the July 17 judgement of the international court in full.

In a statement issued by ICJ President Judge Abduylqawi Yusuf, he said that Pakistan implemented the international court’s July 17 verdict in letter and spirit.

The president said: “The communication received by the court on August 1, 2019 stated that Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav had been immediately informed of his rights under the Vienna Convention and that the consular post of the High Commission of India in Islamabad had been invited to visit him on 2 August 2019.” ------------------------------

*ICJ rejects Indian plea for Jadhav s release* ------------------------------

On Jul 17, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected remedies sought by India, including annulment of military court decision convicting Kulbhushan Jadhav, his release and safe passage to India.

Announcing the verdict Judge Abdulqavi Ahmed Yousaf told Pakistan to review the death sentence for an alleged Indian spy, saying Islamabad violated his rights to consular visits.

The court, in its verdict, rejected a number of Indian demands including annulment of military court decision convicting Jadhav, his release and safe passage to India.