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Kulbushan Jadhav granted consular access

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SHAFQAT ALI
Published Jul 19, 2019, 2:06 am IST
Updated Jul 19, 2019, 2:06 am IST
The ICJ had asked Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav. It also directed to give him the option of review in sentence.
Kulbushan Jadhav
 Kulbushan Jadhav

Islamabad:  Pakistan on Thursday granted consular access to Indian prisoner Kulbushan Jadhav under the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decision announced on July 17.  

“Pursuant to the decision of the ICJ, Commander Kulbushan Jadhav has been informed of his rights under Article 36, Paragraph 1(b) of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations,” said a foreign ministry statement issued here at midnight.

 

As a responsible state, it said, “Pakistan will grant consular access to Commander Kulbushan Jadhav according to Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out.” The ICJ had asked Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav. It also directed to give him the option of review in sentence.

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