Pakistan-India Ceasefire a Response to Developing Situation in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI—India and Pakistan announced a ceasefire for the first time in two decades on their heavily militarized, disputed border in late February, a development experts said was influenced by the situation in Afghanistan.

The ceasefire can’t be seen as an independent incident and there’s a regional context to the situation that’s determined by the larger border disputes that have persisted in the region since British colonial times, the crisis situation in Afghanistan, and the terrorist machinery that operates across borders between India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, said experts.

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