Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Imran Khan hails ICJ decision not to 'acquit, release and return' former naval officer to India
The world court also rejected all objections raised by Pakistan, granting consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav "without further delay", in a verdict that was hailed in India as a "big victory" for the country.
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Victory for India is apparent in that the International Court of Justice tick boxed all of India’s positions in the case.
Pakistan plans to use third-country diplomatic assistance to explore the possibility of sending Kulbhushan Jadhav home in return for an official admission from New Delhi that he was engaged in espionage.
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The world court also said that Jadhav’s death sentence should remain suspended until Pakistan reviews and reconsiders Jadhav's conviction and sentence. "The court considers that a continued stay of execution constitutes an indispensable condition for the effection review and reconsideration of the conviction and sentence of Jadhav," the judgment said.
'Pakistan under obligation to review, reconsider Kulbhushan Jadhav's conviction': Full text of International Court of Justice verdict
The verdict, read out by ICJ president Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, comes nearly five months after a 15-member bench of ICJ led by Judge Yusuf had reserved its decision on 21 February after hearing oral submissions by India and Pakistan.
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ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav LIVE updates: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is all set to announce the verdict in the Kulbushan Jadhav case on Wednesday. The Hague-based ICJ, which is the UN's top court, said it 'will deliver, on Wednesday 17 July 2019, its Judgment in the Jadhav case (India v. Pakistan).' The ruling will be read out in public at 1300 GMT, it added.
China has said that "hostility" between India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation will not be good for the group
It is fortunate that the Indian government has reacted with caution and maturity to the terrorist strike at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot, the first grave crisis faced by the government led by Narendra Modi.
Demand for resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan had an echo in Rajya Sabha with IPL Commissioner and Congress member Rajiv Shukla questioning why the government was not giving its nod to it.
Robin Raphel, who sent Indo-US ties on a downward spiral by her pro-Pak stand, was recently being investigated by the FBI for espionage. This is a first person report of the press conference held by Raphel in 1993 that did all the damage
India should adopt a policy of always being ready to talk with Pakistan, but must never lower its guard or presume that Pakistan will abandon its terror groups.