Srinagar | Chief minsiter Mufti Muhammad Sayeed welcomes the agreement between India and Paksitan,to maintain peace and tranquiity, along the Line of Control (LoC), This move will bring huge respite to the people, who bear the brunt of heavy shelling and firing on the borders, he said.
The agreement was accepeted at the Brigade Commander-level Flag Meeting, held at Chakan da Bagh LoC crossing point on September 21, wherein both the countries resolved to follow the 2003 ceasefire agreement in letter and spirit. Mr Sayeed said the expectation of the people of both the countries is that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif are able to meet on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly Session this week, as they are yearning for peace.
Bilateral talks between the two countries at the highest level will auger well and go a long way in building an atmosphere of peace and stability in the region, he asserted.
The Chief Minister hoped that the latest truce between the two sides will last and both the countries will be able to resolve all issues amicably. There is a mechanism available to settle the differences, he said. While referring to the efficacy of holding talks across the table rather than talking through the barrel of the gun.
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