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Pakistani, Indian militaries agree to stop firing in Kashmir

Added 02-25-21 05:03:01am EST - “Rival neighbors Pakistan and India have pledged to stop firing weapons across the border in disputed Kashmir, promising to adhere to a 2003 accord that has been largely ignored, officials from both sides said on Thursday.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Pakistani, Indian militaries agree to stop firing in Kashmir”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Rival neighbors Pakistan and India have pledged to stop firing weapons across the border in disputed Kashmir, promising to adhere to a 2003 accord that has been largely ignored, officials from both sides said on Thursday.

If indeed implemented, the move would be a major step in defusing tensions in the highly militarized Himalayan region, and open a possibility for broader detente between the two nuclear-armed powers.

Artillery, rockets and even small arms fire have been regularly exchanged between troops on opposite sides of the border, killing hundreds since the original ceasefire was signed.

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This time the two militaries themselves are making vocal commitments, with senior generals reaching an understanding over a hotline on Wednesday, a joint statement said.

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