Q.

Which country offered its good office to resolve Indo-Pak conflict peacefully, in the year 1966?

A. U.S.A
B. Britain
C. U.S.S.R
D. Japan
Answer» C. U.S.S.R
Explanation: A meeting was held in Tashkent in the Uzbek SSR, USSR (now in Uzbekistan) beginning on 4 January 1966 to try to create a more permanent settlement. The Soviets, represented by Premier Alexei Kosygin moderated between Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistani President Muhammad Ayub Khan. The Tashkent conference, under UN, American and Russian pressure, compelled Pakistan and India to restore their national boundary and the 1949 ceasefire line in Kashmir.
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