An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP
An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP
India

Did Pakistan’s top army chief just back down over Kashmir in backchannel talks with India?

  • Pakistan’s most powerful army chief, Qamar Javed Bajwa, is said to be willing to drop demand that India reverse course on special status after ‘off-the-record’ meeting
  • The development has upset the country’s military-led establishment, as has Bajwa’s calls for a normalisation of relations with New Delhi in pursuit of economic ties

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An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP
An Indian soldier stands guard in Srinagar. Photo: AFP
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