The confidence building measures
put in place by India and Pakistan are starting to show
results but there is still a long way to go for full
normalisation of ties between the two countries, government
sources said on Wednesday.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister
Omar Abdullah on Wednesday welcomed the cross-LoC Confidence Building
Measures (CBMs) announced by India and Pakistan after the
talks between the Foreign Ministers of the two countries.
ISI-run operation to carry out
propaganda on Kashmir through separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai will be discussed at next week`s India-Pakistan talks after which
both sides will announce a series of CBMs on cross-LoC trade and travel.
Government is likely to announce
"graduated step-by-step" confidence building measures next
week for Jammu and Kashmir which will include release of those
apprehended in the recent stone-pelting incidents in the
Accusing the government of reversing the country`s foreign policy, the BJP on Saturday asked it not to initiate confidence building measures with Pakistan until terrorism targeted at India from its soil is stopped.