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Describe Indo-Pakistani relations.

India and Pakistan share a great deal in cultural terms, having been parts of the same country until partition in 1947. However, territorial and religious disputes have led to frequent terrorist attacks as well as several wars, which has turned the disputed region of Kashmir into one of the most heavily militarized zones in the world.

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The term "Indo-Pakistan relations" refers to the relationship between the states of India and Pakistan since the partition of India in 1947. There have been numerous attempts to improve this relationship through diplomacy, but it has generally been hostile, with open warfare breaking out in 1965, 1971 and 1999. Quite apart from these wars, relations have been marred by numerous terrorist attacks, most notably the Indian Parliament attack, which brought the two nations...

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