Pakistan Welcomes Indian Troop Cut In Kashmir
11 November 2004
Islamabad: Pakistan welcomed an Indian announcement on Thursday that it was cutting its troop strength in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, saying it was a positive step towards reducing tension. 'This is a step in the right direction,' said Foreign Ministry spokesman Masood Khan. 'This step should ease tension and create a new environment for sustaining the ongoing process between India and Pakistan for resolution of all outstanding issues.'