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ICJ endorses relevance of substantive fairness: FM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Minister today hailed the International of Justice (ICJ) for staying the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav by saying rule of has won.

Jaitley, who is in for the Council meeting, tweeted that the verdict came as a relief.

"#ICJ verdict endorses the relevance and necessity of procedural and substantive fairness which was denied by Pakistan," he said in a series of tweets.

He also complimented Harish Salve, who represented at the ICJ at The Hague. "Well done! #HarishSalve - you have done Proud."

"Congratulations to EAM Smt. @SushmaSwaraj ji and the entire Hague team," he said in another tweet congratulating External Affairs Minister.

ICJ today ordered not to execute Jadhav, charged by a military there for spying.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 18:22 IST