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Russia lauds Dalveer Bhandari's election, says win strengthens ICJ

Judge Bhandari received all 15 votes in the UN Security Council and 183 of the 193 votes in the UN General Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Dalveer Bhandari  File Photo: @AkbaruddinIndia (Twitter)
Dalveer Bhandari File Photo: @AkbaruddinIndia (Twitter)

today congratulated for Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and said it demonstrated the strength of the global community.

"First of all congratulations. My satisfaction is that the global community has demonstrated its strength. India's victory has added strength to the international court," Russian Ambassador to Nikolay Rishatovich Kudashev said.

He was speaking to reporters after meeting Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju here.

The and the Monday voted overwhelmingly in support of Judge Bhandari received all 15 votes in the and 183 of the 193 votes in the UN

Bhandari, 70, will have a nine-year term at the beginning early next year.

First Published: Wed, November 22 2017. 13:58 IST
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