New Delhi, Jan 17: To reduce tension along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan has been examining a proposal for a DGMO-level meeting with India after a gap of four years, said a report. The reports of a possible DGMO-level meeting has come a day after Pakistan claimed that four soldiers died and at least five others were injured in cross-border firing by Indian troops across the LoC.Also Read - Pak PM Imran Khan Bats for Taliban, Says Incentivise Them on Women's Rights, Inclusive Govt
A Pakistan defence ministry official in a meeting said that a “fresh proposal of DGMOs’ (director generals of military operations) meeting is being considered.” The Senate defence committee officials on Tuesday were briefed about the latest trends in the ceasefire violations, according to a report. In November, on the request of the Pakistani side, the two countries have held a telephonic conversation between the two DGMOs. Also Read - Don't Need Lessons From 'Failed State': India Hits Out at Pak, OIC For Raising Kashmir Issue at UNHRC
Earlier on January 15, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat warned Pakistan of a strong reaction if it continues to violate the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir. “Ceasefire violations by Pakistan happen frequently, to which we respond effectively. We will take even stronger steps against our enemies if we are compelled to do so,” General Bipin Rawat said. Also Read - Afghanistan Women Football Team Escapes Taliban, Reaches Pakistan: Confirms Information Minister
Meanwhile, a resolution adopted by the Senate committee condemned Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat for his comments calling “nuclear bluff of Pakistan” as “stupidity and provocative”. It was termed like a “war-like” proclamation.