Ceasefire violations on Kashmir border down: India's defense minister

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Posted: Feb 06, 2014 1:48 AM

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Ceasefire violations on India's de-facto border with Pakistan have come down over the past two to three months, India's defense minister A.K. Antony told reporters at a defense exhibition on Thursday.

The nuclear-armed rivals have fought three wars since 1947, two of them over Kashmir. Both control a part of the Muslim-majority region but claim it in full.

(Reporting by Sanjeev Miglani; Editing by Jo Winterbottom)