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Press Release on so-called JKLF's intention to cross the LoC

New Delhi
October 01, 1999

In response to a question, the Official Spokesman said that we had through diplomatic and military channels conveyed in clear and categorical terms to the Government of Pakistan our expectation that Pakistan would prevent on October 4, 1999 any intended crossing of the Line of Control or the International Border in the State of Jammu & Kashmir by the so-called Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front. The Official Spokesman reiterated that Pakistan would be responsible for the consequences which may result from its failure to prevent such a crossing. The Spokesman further reiterated that Pakistan was obliged to ensure at all times the inviolability and sanctity of the Line of Control which is of fundamental importance for the maintenance of tranquility and security.