India, Pak hold flag meet to discuss peace at border area in J&K

RSTV Bureau
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The Border Security force and Pakistani Rangers held a flag meet on Monday to discuss border situation in the Jammu and Kashmir International Border area. The meeting, it is reported, was conducted in a conducive atmosphere and is expected to bring a respite in the instances of firing on both sides of the border.

It was further decided that the next Sector Commander level meeting will be held on 21 June 2018. Commanders on both sides agreed to maintain talks at every level to develop confidence between two border guarding forces.

Earlier, The Director General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan spoke to each other on the issue of ceasefire violations and terrorist activities and agreed to fully implement the ceasefire understanding of 2003, to ensure that ceasefire will not be violated by both sides.

Both the DGMOs reviewed the prevailing situation along the Line of Control and International Boundary in Jammu and Kashmir, according to an official statement. However, two BSF jawans were killed and 13 civillians were injured after heavy shelling by Pakistan in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

(With agency inputs)