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PM Narendra Modi Welcomes ICJ Verdict, Says ‘Truth And Justice Have Prevailed’

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the verdict of Internation Court of Justice (ICJ) for Kulbhusan Jhadav case, Truth and justice have prevailed he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted saying, “We welcome today’s verdict in the @CIJ_ICJ. Truth and justice have prevailed. Congratulations to the ICJ for a verdict based on extensive study of facts. I am sure Kulbhushan Jadhav will get justice. Our Government will always work for the safety and welfare of every Indian.”

Meanwhile, Official Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar tweeted statement saying, ” We welcome the judgement delivered just now by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in favour of India in the case relating to Shri Kulbhushan Jadhav.”

Also Read: ICJ Suspends Kulbhushan’s Death Sentence, Grants Consular Access

“The Court, by a vote of 15-1, has upheld India’s claim that Pakistan is in egregious violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963 on several counts. We also appreciate the direction by the International Court of Justice that Pakistan should review and reconsider the conviction and sentence given to Shri Jadhav by the Pakistani military court,” it stated.

“We note that the Court has directed that Pakistan is under an obligation to inform Shri Jadhav without further delay of his rights and to provide Indian consular officers access to him in accordance with the Vienna Convention. We expect Pakistan to implement the directive immediately,” it further said.

Also Read: ICJ Rules In Favour Of India, Ask Pak To Hold Jadhav Death Sentence

It went on adding, “This landmark judgement validates India’s position on this matter fully. We will continue to work vigorously for Shri Kulbhushan Jadhav’s early release and return to India.”

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