In Jammu and Kashmir, brigade commanders of India and Pakistan have held an important meeting at Rawalakot-Poonch crossing point to restore peace along the Line of Control. The meeting came at a time when a consensus was reached between the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan last month. It is reported that the brigade commanders ‘ meeting held talks on the implementation of the talks between DGMO.
In the talks between DGMO, it was agreed to strictly implement the ceasefire in Loc and other sectors from the night of 24th and 25th February. In a meeting between the Director-General of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan, a decision on ceasefire was taken which has come into force. DGMO of both the countries discussed the hotline connectivity mechanism and reviewed the situation in the Loc and all other areas in a cordial and open environment.
Agree to strictly adhere to mutual consent
“In a statement to establish a beneficial and lasting peace for both the countries on the borders, DGMO agreed to address the important concerns that could disrupt peace and lead to violence,” the joint statement said. It said, “the two sides agreed to strictly adhere to cease-fire agreements and mutual agreements in the Loc and all other areas from midnight of February 24-25. ’
The statement said the two sides reiterated that the flag meeting on the existing hotline contact and border will be used to remove any unforeseen situation or misunderstanding in any way. This mechanism of military contact between the armies of the two countries has been in place since 1987. The cease-fire agreement between the two countries has been in force since 2003, but there have been several fierce shelling between the two countries in the last few years.