India and Pakistan Army commanders, at the level of DGMO, held talks over the issue of cross-border firing on Friday.
The two Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) discussed the issue at length.
According to the Indian Army, the talks were held on Pakistan’s insistence and the Indian side made it clear that none of the incidents of firing were initiated by India and the Indian Army had only responded in kind to ceasefire violations.
“DGMO-level talks at the behest of Pakistan DGMO was held on 22 Sep 17… Indian DGMO highlighted that all Cease Fire Violations in the Jammu Sector were initiated by Pak Rangers and the BSF (Border Security Force) troops deployed only responded appropriately to them. It was also emphasised that no targeted firing on civilians was carried out by own troops,” Indian Army spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand said in a statement. Read More…