The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan held talks on the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and all other sectors, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday (25 February).
The ministry said that the DGMOs of both countries held "discussions over the established mechanism of hotline contact". It added that the two sides "reviewed the situation along the Line of Control and all other sectors in a free, frank and cordial atmosphere".
"In the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along the borders, the two DGMOs agreed to address each other’s core issues and concerns which have propensity to disturb peace and lead to violence," the ministry said.
Both sides agreed for strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the Line of Control and all other sectors with effect from midnight of 24 and 25 February 2021, it said.
"Both sides reiterated that existing mechanisms of hotline contact and border flag meetings will be utilised to resolve any unforeseen situation or misunderstanding," the ministry added.
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