MEA hits out at Pakistan for violating ceasefire agreement
New Delhi, Nov 17: Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said,''these violent acts by Pakistan constitute a clear violation of the ceasefire agreement of 2003.''
In a statement to the media, Swarup said,''despite calls for restraint Pak forces have committed 12 ceasefire violations between 9th and 15 November.'' During last week there have been 18 instance of infiltration by terrorists from Pakistan he also said.
India and Pakistan entered into no-firing agreement along Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir in 2003. On November 25, 2003, the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan agreed to observe a ceasefire along the International Border, Line of Control and Actual Ground Position Line in Jammu and Kashmir.