The Indian army has ”reportedly’ requested Pakistan to stop the use of artillery guns after it suffered heavy losses in the recent military standoff with Pakistan. These claims were made by the Pakistan media which many experts from the Indian side have rubbished.
According to Pakistan media reports, it is not clear if Pakistan has accepted India’s request but development suggests that the two countries might be discussing the options of de-escalating tensions along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary.
It also indicates that the channel of communications that were suspended during the military standoff in February may have been restored. Last week, Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria held an important meeting with Foreign Secretary Dr Sohail Mehmood at the Foreign Office.
Details of that meeting were not shared with the media but the Indian request seeking an end to the artillery use was believed to be one of the talking points. Read More