New round of Pakistan-India composite dialogue Monday

July 19th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, July 19 (Xinhua) Pakistan and India will hold the next round of their composite dialogue in New Delhi Monday to discuss issues ranging from Kashmir to trade promotion, Pakistan’s foreign ministry said. “The fifth round of Pakistan-India composite dialogue would take place July 21, 2008 in New Delhi with the foreign secretary-level talks on peace and security including confidence-building measures (CBMs) and Jammu and Kashmir,” it said.

Both countries have held four rounds of talks as part of a composite dialogue to normalize relations which started in 2004 and the fifth will be held in New Delhi Monday, a statement of the ministry said.

Implementation of various conventional, nuclear and cross-LoC (Line of Control) CBMs and possible new ones will be discussed, it said.

The talks will also provide an opportunity for the two foreign secretaries to discuss other areas of bilateral cooperation, the ministry said.

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