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Flag meetings agreed to over hotline talk

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:20am IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: dna

Indian and Pakistani generals held talks on Tuesday and are believed to have agreed to de-escalate the tension on the border in Jammu & Kashmir.

The Director General Military Operations of both the countries had a 10-minute telephone conversation on Tuesday. Lt Gen PR Kumar from India and his Pakistani counterpart Major General Sarfraz Chaudhary discussed the border situation and agreed to hold flag meetings to defuse the situation.

The Indian side raised the issue of frequent ceasefire violations and lodged protest over the issue, army sources said. Flag meetings take place every Tuesday while DGMO-level talks are held every week.




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