UNGA President welcomes ceasefire agreement between India, Pakistan

Geneva: India and Pakistan om Thursday released a joint statement saying that they have held discussions regarding establishing a mechanism for hotline contact among both nations. After the agreement, United Nations General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir on Thursday welcomed the agreement between India and Pakistan on ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors.

Bozkir said that the two countries stated commitment to achieving sustainable peace through addressing each other's core issues setting "an example" for other countries. He took to Twitter and wrote, "I wholeheartedly welcome today's ceasefire agreement between #India and #Pakistan. Their stated commitment to achieving sustainable peace by addressing each other's core issues and concerns sets an example for other countries and demonstrates #UNGA values."

On Thursday, Both Pak and  India agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) starting from February 25. Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan also reviewed the current situation across the Line of Control (LoC) and other sectors "in a free, frank and cordial atmosphere". The joint statement said, "Both sides agreed for strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the Line of Control and all other sectors with effect from midnight of February 24/25."

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