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ICJ can't set aside Jadhav's sentence: Sartaz Aziz

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May 20, 2017 17:31


Calling the International Court of Justice's order on Kulbhushan Jadhav as a provisional order, Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan prime minister's adviser today said that UN court has only stayed the execution but hasn't given order on consular access to the Indian citizen. 

Aziz also said that the International Court for Justice cannot set aside Jadhavs death sentence.

Jadhav had confessed to carrying out terrorist activities inside Pakistan and was a naval officer using a fake passport. He was sentenced according to the countrys law, Aziz said while addressing the media in Islamabad.

He further added, "It is wrong to say that Pakistan lost at the ICJ."

Azia said that there was paucity of time earlier and Pakistan will strengthen its legal team for the next time,

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