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India-Pakistan Relations : Delicate Juncture

After another meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Thursday, the government has announced further diplomatic measures to step up pressure on the Pakistan government to take action against those responsible for the December 13 terrorist attack on the parliament building. It has banned all overflights by Pakistani aircraft with effect from the new year and halved the strength of the two countries’ high commissions in Delhi and Islamabad. The government had earlier recalled its envoy to Pakistan and announced the suspension of the hopefullynamed bus and train services between the two countries. With the ban on overflights, all travel between the two countries has been stopped from the new year.

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