Hotline is a special line used by the countries for emergency purposes to avoid accidental war. It is a line that situated within the country’s most important place or buildings or sometimes between two key persons (President, Prime Minister and etc.) of a country.
For example if a problem happened between two countries, then the hotline between the presidents of those two countries will made a quick solution of this problem instantly.
The hotline is at first used by U.S (United States) and Russia during a six days war.
USA-Russia: The first direct communication link used by USA and Russia. It is called as Red Telephone. This hotline is build to improve relation and avoid cold war or nuclear war between two countries.
USA-China: This is a nuclear hotline placed between USA and China. At the time of US president Clinton’s this hotline is made by the government.
India-China hotline: A hotline placed between India and China to strengthen their diplomatic ties. It is placed between leaders of India and China.
India-Pakistan hotline: A hotline that is placed between India and Pakistan to avoid misunderstanding which leads to nuclear attacks. The foreign ministers of both the countries take this decision and put a quick communication link between the major persons of the two countries.
|Name of Hotline between countries|
|17th parallel||North vietnam and south vietnam|
|38th parallel||North korea-South korea|
|49th parallel||America- Canada|
|Machmohan line||India-China/ India-Tibbet|
|Maginot line /seigfried line||France-German German-France|
|Hindenberg line / Odderneisse line||German-Poland East german-Poland|
|Sir coricrick line||India-Pakistan|
|Plimsoll line||This is the line marked on the hull of a ship to avoid overloading.|