Joint Statement on 6th Round of India-Pakistan Expert Level talks on Conventional Confidence Building Measures
Islamabad, December 27, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pursuant to the agreement between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan during their meeting on September 8, 2012 in Islamabad, the Sixth Round of Expert Level Talks on Conventional CBMs between India and Pakistan was held on December 27, 2012 in New Delhi.
The Indian delegation to the talks was led by Mr. Y.K. Sinha, Additional Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs. Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Additional Secretary (UN and EC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the Pakistan delegation.
The talks were held in a cordial and constructive atmosphere.
The two sides reviewed the implementation of existing CBMs, including the ceasefire along the LoC, exchanged ideas to further advance the CBM process and reaffirmed their commitment to continue discussions with the aim of strengthening conventional CBMs.
The two sides also agreed to report the progress made during the current round of talks to their respective Foreign Secretaries.
For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604