India and Pakistan agree to stop cross border firing in Kashmir

India and Pakistan agree to stop cross border firing in Kashmir

Pakistan and India’s militaries have agreed to strictly observe a ceasefire at the de facto border between the two countries in the disputed region of Kashmir, and other agreements, according to a Pakistani military statement – a rare thaw in relations between the South Asian neighbours.

The director-general’s of military operations (DGMO) of the Indian and Pakistani military held discussions over a hotline between their offices on Thursday morning, a Pakistani military statement said.

“Both sides agreed for strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the [Line of Control] and all other sectors, with effect from midnight [on Friday],” said the statement. (Agencies )

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