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regime appears to be following US advice and appears to be reconciled to accepting Indian hegemony and leadership in the region. Specific aspects of relations with India include the question of India-Pakistan trade, the Kashmir issue and the Agreement on the Salal dam project. The Salal dam agreement which was signed in New Delhi on April 14 appears to have involved concessions by Pakistan. The Salal dam is being built on the Chenab river in India before it enters Pakistan territory. Under the Indus Basin treaty the waters of the Chenab river were allocated to Pakistan and India was forbidden to interfere with the flow of water in this river. The Indus Basin treaty allows the use of the Chenab river headwaters for generation of hydroelectric power but Pakistan fears that its canal irrigation based on the

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