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Kashmir Trade Talks Featured In New Delhi

NEW DELHI, July 27 (UPI) — Agreements for increased cross-border trade between Indian and Pakistani areas of Kashmir were reached during peace talks in New Delhi, authorities said.

Trade issues between Pakistan and India were expected to top the agenda during formal talks in New Delhi.

The talks came less than two weeks after a triple bombing in Mumbai left 19 people killed and another 120 people injured. The 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai perpetrated by Pakistani fighters with Lashkar-e-Toiba overshadowed efforts at peace between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

The foreign ministers of both nations said that talks were moving in the right direction. There were no major agreements reached on Kashmir or terrorism, the BBC reports, though cross-border trade and relaxed travel rules were discussed during the talks on Kashmir.

The countries went to war on three separate occasions over Kashmir.

Pakistani forces in May accused the Indian military of firing on their positions in Kashmir, killing one Pakistani soldier.

Islamabad complained early this year that India was hijacking bilateral talks by focusing on militancy and ignoring issues such as water and the disputed region of Kashmir.

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