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‘Indo-Pak ceasefire will be unrelated to J&K counterterrorism operations’ | India News


JAMMU: Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. YK Joshi said on Saturday that the agreement between India and Pakistan to adhere to the ceasefire pact along the Line of Control (LoC) would not affect counterterrorism operations in Jammu. and Kashmir.
Addressing the investiture ceremony at the Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur, Lieutenant General Joshi said: “Recently, the Directors General of Military Operations (DGMO) of India and Pakistan announced an agreement to maintain the ceasefire throughout of the LoC on February 24 and 25 at midnight … it will not influence counterterrorism operations and we will remain vigilant. “He said 2020 was historic in many ways for the Army, which demonstrated its mettle in eastern Ladakh by its determination, determination, self-confidence, courage and firmness.
Without naming China and Pakistan, Lt. Gen. Joshi said the army has maintained its dominance on its borders with neighboring countries and is keeping the peace within. “Whenever someone has dared to attack the integrity of the nation, the Army has always stood as a shield against such attempts to spread unrest and will continue to do so in the future. Whenever someone casts an evil eye on our country, the Indian army has responded strongly, “he said.
Lt. Gen. Joshi said that the overall security situation in Kashmir experienced a great improvement in the previous year, as there has been a considerable reduction in incidents related to terrorism, stoning activities and protests as a result of tireless efforts. of the security forces and the people. from Jammu and Kashmir. He added that during the Covid-19 crisis, the Army played a key role as doctors, nurses, ambulances and medical staff worked 24 hours without worrying about their lives to combat the pandemic.

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