India, Pakistan review implementation of CBMs

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 11:50 hrs

India and Pakistan reviewed the implementation of existing Conventional and Nuclear Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), including the ceasefire along the LoC and exchanged ideas to further advance the process during the sixth round of expert level talks here on Thursday.

The two sides also affirmed their commitment to continue discussions with the aim of strengthening conventional CBMs during the talks that were held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere.

The two sides also agreed to report the progress made during the current round of talks to their respective Foreign Secretaries.

Ministry of External Affairs Additional Secretary (PAI) Y.K. Sinha led the Indian delegation to the talks, while Ministry of Foreign Affairs Additional Secretary (UN and EC) Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry led the Pakistan delegation.

Pursuant to the agreement between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan during their meeting on September 8 in Islamabad, the sixth round of expert level talks on CBMs between the two Asian neighbours was held here today. (ANI)

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