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India issues veiled warning to Pakistan

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India's president told Pakistan on Friday that its hand of friendship should "not be taken for granted" following a string of deadly border clashes between the two sides in the disputed Kashmir region. 

An Indian soldier keeps vigil inside an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Suchit-Garh, on January 18, 2013. India's president has told Pakistan that its hand of friendship should "not be taken for granted" following a string of deadly border clashes between the two sides in the disputed Kashmir region.

President Pranab Mukherjee's warning comes amid a ceasefire which took hold last week in Kashmir after the Indian and Pakistani armies agreed to halt cross-border firing that has threatened to unravel a fragile peace process.

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