Simla Agreement Full Text

In 2001, at the invitation of Prime Minister Vajpayee, General Pervez Musharraf, then President of Pakistan, visited India on July 14-16 for a historic two-day summit in Agra. However, the talks failed and no text of agreement could be reached. In 1971, Pakistan and India waged a full-scale war for East Pakistan, which eventually led to the formation of Bangladesh as a country in its own right. While the war was a military victory for India, it still had nearly 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war left, according to official records that document the war and its aftermath. In addition, Pakistan had lost almost half of its territory and more than 60 per cent of its population from the newly created nation. In 2003, Musharraf called for a ceasefire during the LoC. India approved his proposal and on November 25 set a ceasefire agreement in force, the first formal ceasefire since the beginning of the insurgency in Kashmir. – No HTML tag is allowed- Website URLs are only displayed as text- lines and paragraphs stop automatically- Annexes, images or tables are not allowed The agreement was the result of the determination of the two countries to « end the conflict and confrontation that have so far affected their relations ». It designed the measures to be taken to further normalize mutual relations and also defined the principles that should govern their future relations. [4] [5] [3] Donald Trump`s offer to help India and Pakistan resolve the Kashmir issue sparked major controversy after India refuted the US president`s claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked a question about it. While the US administration is trying to downplay Trump`s remarks by calling the Kashmir issue « bilateral » for « India and Pakistan, » the focus has returned to previous « bilateral agreements, » including the 1972 De Simla Agreement (or Shimla), signed by then-Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan, Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

for friendly relations between the two countries. The Delhi Agreement on the Repatriation of War and Civilian Internees is a tripartite agreement between the above-mentioned States, signed on 28 August 1973. The agreement was signed by Kamal Hossain, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh, Sardar Swaran Singh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of India, and Aziz Ahmed, Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs of the Government of Pakistan. [9] [10] [11] According to historian Ramachandra Guha, India wanted a « comprehensive treaty to resolve all outstanding issues, » while Pakistan preferred a « piecemeal approach. » Although India wanted a treaty, it got a deal because of the hard deals made by the Pakistanis. The agreement did not prevent relations between the two countries from deteriorating into armed conflict, most recently during the 1999 Kargil war. . . .

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