January 1st, 2012
10:20 AM ET

Pakistan, India swap lists of nuclear sites

Nuclear rivals India and Pakistan exchanged lists of their nuclear sites Sunday in accordance with a 1988 agreement that prohibits the neighboring countries from attacking the locations, officials in Islamabad said.

Pakistan's foreign ministry confirmed that it turned in its list to the Indian High Commission, and received the same from New Delhi. There was no immediate comment from Indian officials.

Both countries recently returned to talks on conventional and nuclear weapons, Indian officials have said.

No major developments were expected from the high-level talks, which were held in Islamabad last week. The discussions were aimed at building confidence between the two nuclear powers, according to a December statement from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

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  1. Andreas Moser

    This will make war so much easier.

    January 1, 2012 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  2. Step 2

    Countries suspected of developing nuclear bombs swap lists with the US and Israel, who respond in kind.

    January 1, 2012 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  3. banasy @

    How *awful*

    January 1, 2012 at 10:46 am | Report abuse |
  4. Brigadier Crawypaws

    she'll be dead with in 24 hrs! No backbone... kiss your BLEEP GOOD BYE little girl! LOL
    Not Nsadie at 11:26

    January 1, 2012 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  5. .gung hoe

    Kind of the cold war we had with the USSR,Only on a smaller scale

    January 1, 2012 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Hugh Jass©

    I'll show you mine if you show me yours.

    January 1, 2012 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Brigadier Crawypaws

    @ Hugh Jass©
    Question IS, do we want to see 'yours' lol

    January 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  8. DR.RUFFNUTT

    if they can't attack each others nuclear area's i would put my nuclear stuff right in the middle of my army base..

    January 1, 2012 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  9. DR.RUFFNUTT

    I WONDER.. maybe we'll see these countries on ,,, country wife swap?

    January 1, 2012 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. **cosmicVox *

    ...a step forward... Good for them...

    January 1, 2012 at 6:23 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Louie

    Yea. A smaller scale. That's right.

    January 1, 2012 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    I dont know, trusting either one of these countries could be a huge mistake! They havent shown their selves to be very reliable in the past! Look how pakistan kept the location of bin laden a secret while taking money from the US?

    January 1, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Report abuse |
  13. bobcat (in a hat)©

    If you really want to get down to it, I don't trust any of those ME countries. They all seem to have the same agenda.
    Look at Libya. We cleared the way for them to alow al qeada in. I think that's what's up with these other countries too.

    January 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
  14. ** cosmicVox *

    India is not the same as the rest. They are Hindu and Buddist. Culture is entirely different. If Pakistan and India can do this, it is a good sign of progress
    .

    January 1, 2012 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Valin

    Glad to see this step forward. Gives me hope for the human race.

    January 2, 2012 at 12:05 pm | Report abuse |
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