World Court Says It Has No Jurisdiction in India Nuke Case

October 5, 2016 9:04 AM

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The United Nations' highest court says it does not have jurisdiction to take on a case brought by the tiny South Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands that seeks to urge India to resume negotiations to eradicate the world's stockpile of nuclear weapons.

In a blow to disarmament activists, International Court of Justice Court president Ronny Abraham says that the court does not have jurisdiction because the Marshall Islands failed to prove that a legal dispute over nuclear disarmament existed between the two nations before the case was filed.

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