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Ready to call Pakistan's nuclear bluff: Army Chief

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Gen. today said the force was ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" and cross the border to carry out any operation if asked by the

"We will call the (nuclear) bluff of If we will have to really confront the Pakistanis, and a task is given to us, we are not going to say we cannot cross the border because they have nuclear weapons. We will have to call their nuclear bluff," Gen. said.

He was responding to a question during a press conference on possibility of using its nuclear weapons in case the situation along the border deteriorates.

In reply to another question, he said and the US were deliberating on a proposal to appoint liaison officers at each other's combatant commands.

"We are examining various dimensions of the proposal," he said.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 21:45 IST