Pakistan, India extend nuclear agreement for five years
22 February, 2012
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said Pakistan and India have agreed to extend the validity of the "Agreement on Reducing the Risk from Accidents Relating to Nuclear Weapons" for another five years, with effect from February 21.
The agreement was reached during the sixth round of Pakistan-India Expert level talks on Nuclear Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), which were held in Islamabad on December 27, 2011.
Last year, Pakistan and India held two-day talks on conventional and nuclear confidence-building measures (CBMs) in Islamabad.
Earlier, nuclear issues were discussed during the Pakistani foreign secretary's visit to India and followed by a trip of Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.