Pakistan's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz expressed concerns over what he called unprovoked firing by Border Security Force (BSF).

He said it was impacting the bilateral ties and peace in the region.

"DGMOs of both countries should meet immediately and discuss ways and means to stop the current spate of firing along the working boundary and Pakistan is also sending a proposal to India for the meeting," Aziz told the Dawn.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Pakistan asks India to hold DGMO level meeting on ceasefire violations.

Ceasefire violation on IB and LoC has surge since Modi has become PM.

Last meeting of DGMOs between the two countries helped in normalising the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) .

Pak rejected Indian allegations that it was sending militants through a tunnel operating from its side of border.

Around 22 violations of ceasefire occurred past 15 days with many casualties.

Aziz recalled that the last meeting of DGMOs between the two countries helped in normalising the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary and would be helpful again.

He also rejected Indian allegations that Pakistan was sending militants through a tunnel operating from its side of boder. He said if India had any evidence, it should share it with Pakistan instead of indulging in a blame game.

The reaction came after Pakistani defence sources claimed that two civilians were killed today due to unprovoked firing by BSF in Sailkot area of Pakistan.

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