India and Pakistan negotiate on Siachen
- Pakistan and India initiated 2-day talks search for a solution to the dispute over Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battle field.
- The Indian side headed by Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma while the Pakistani side led by Defence Secretary Nargis Sethi.
- The Siachen Glacier dispute was highlighted when Pakistan lost 140 soldiers in a massive avalanche that struck a Pakistan Army camp
- Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Pervaz Kayani called for a solution to the confrontation and demilitarization of the glacier.