In a bid to defuse the ongoing tension along the Indo-Pak border due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Border Security Force (BSF) and Pak Rangers on Friday held a key sector commander-level flag meeting in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir, impressing upon each other to respect the ceasefire.
There seems to be no let up in ceasefire violations by Pakistan as its troops once again resorted to unprovoked firing at the Indian positions on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir late Wednesday.
Amid cross-border firing incidents and India's efforts to stop the ceasefire violations, Director General of BSF D K Pathak today said the Pakistani side was not cooperating to defuse the situation on the international border (IB).
20 Chinese soldiers, who had last week entered Indian territory near the LAC and pitched their tents in Chepzi area in Ladakh, have returned after a flag meeting between the two sides, sources said on Monday.
Pakistan on Monday displayed white flags along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector possibly as a mark for having peace but it did not respond to calls for a flag meeting between border guards to de-escalate tensions.
BSF held a flag meeting with its counterpart Pakistan Rangers at Indo-Pak border and discussed various issues, including border coordination and flood lighting issues, along the border line in Jammu sector.
Taking a tough stance over continued
firing, ceasefire violations and infiltration bids from across
the International Border, Border Security Force Wednesday warned
Pakistan Rangers of "counter-action".
In the backdrop of ceasefire
violations by Pakistan, BSF held a flag meeting with Pakistani
rangers and raised the issue of various infiltration attempts
and cross border firing along the international border.