As per the new security policy details, Pakistan is shifting its principal stance over the dispute of Jammu and Kashmir from primary to a secondary pending dispute.
The crossing normally carries 25% of all trade between the two countries, and the blockade on the Canadian side had disrupted business in both countries, with automakers forced to shut down several assembly plants.
The Taliban deny harbouring Pakistani militants, but are also infuriated by a fence Islamabad is erecting along their 2,700-kilometre (1,600-mile) border, drawn up in colonial times and known as the Durand Line.
Thousands of residents in Lay Kay Kaw, which is only about 20km (12.43 miles) from the Thai border, had already fled fighting in December around the town that has been a refuge for pro-democracy supporters since the army seized power last year.
Thousands of people and hundreds of trucks that had been stranded on both sides were able to cross the border on Monday, Deputy Commissioner Abdul Hameed Zehri said.
The two former Soviet republics clashed over a border dispute this week, accusing each other of using tanks, mortars, rocket artillery and assault drones to attack nearby settlements.
About 15 years ago I was shadowing a local journalist on Peru’s northern coast who was reporting on a group of 20 Chinese nationals local police found lost in the nearby desert.
The long border between Finland and Russia runs through thick forests and is marked only by wooden posts with low fences meant to stop stray cattle. Soon, a stronger,
Around 300 more Russian military police from the southern Russian region of Chechnya have arrived in Syria, the defence ministry said on Friday, Interfax news agency reported.