India and Pakistan have decided to put an end to the conflict and confrontation that had affected their relations in the past and to work towards a friendly and harmonious relationship in order to achieve lasting peace in the subcontinent. 2. India and Pakistan both agree that relations between the two parties are governed by the principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The two countries have decided to settle their differences by peaceful, bilateral or other mutually agreed means. 4. Both India and Pakistan have agreed to respect the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir without prejudice to the recognized position of both sides. They also agreed that neither would attempt to change them unilaterally, regardless of mutual differences and legal interpretations. 5.