US President Donald Trump has said that he is ready to act as a mediator in the Kashmir issue because of the request from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But India has categorically stated that Modi did not make such a request to Trump. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is on a three-day state visit to the United States. He also met with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Then both of them met with reporters jointly.
Donald Trump, speaking to press mention that, he met Prime Minister Modi two weeks ago and said he had asked himself to act as a compromise ambassador for the Kashmir issue. Trump also said he wants to act as a mediator in the Kashmir issue, as Modi has asked. But the State Department has clarified that Modi did not make any such request to Trump.
Foreign spokesperson Raveez Kumar, who posted on his Twitter page, said India was firmly convinced that bilateral talks would only be effective in the conflict with Pakistan in Kashmir issue.
The US State Department issued a statement about Trump’s interview. The US State Department has said that the Kashmir dispute is between India and Pakistan – and the US State Department has welcomed the talks.
Brad Sherman, a member of the Democratic Party, has said he regrets the Indian ambassador for the US president’s embarrassing speech. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the Kashmir issue cannot be resolved only through bilateral talks.
Meanwhile, Trump’s affair with Kashmir was echoed in parliament. Speaking on both sides, Foreign Minister Jaishankar stated that Modi had made no request to Donald Trump to act as a mediator in the Kashmir issue.