Top security officials of India, Pak meet

ISLAMABAD: The Indian and Pakistani national security advisers met in Bangkok on Sunday to discuss regional security and their Kashmir dispute, a joint statement said, as the two countries seek a thaw in frosty relations. The meeting, which was originally set to be held in August but cancelled by New Delhi, came days after the prime ministers of both countries met on the sidelines of a conference in Paris. “Pursuant to the meeting of the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan in Paris, the National Security Advisers, accompanied by the Foreign Secretaries, met in Bangkok today (on Sunday),” the statement said. “Discussions covered peace and security, terrorism, Jammu and Kashmir, and other issues, including tranquillity along LoC,” it added. The Line of Control marks the de facto border in the disputed Kashmir region.