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"Major victory for India #KulbhushanJadhav case. ICJ upholds India's right to consular access, put a stay on death execution. Justice prevails (sic).
Describing the order as "positive", CPI's national secretary D Raja hailed the ICJ for making it clear that India has every right to provide consular access to Jadhav.
"Now, Pakistan will have to respect the order and abide by it," the Left leader said.
Joining the leaders in welcoming the order, Delhi Chief Minster and AAP's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal tweeted the entire country is united in ensuing Jadhav's safe release.
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, currently in Hyderabad, though noted the ICJ has reiterated its earlier position that Pakistan should wait till the time the international court disposes of the case.
"It is just a continuation of its earlier understanding," Yechury observed.
The ICJ also instructed Pakistan to take all "necessary measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav was not executed pending a final decision by it.
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