Home Politics Thanks, but no thanks: Trump offers to mediate in Kashmir again, India says its a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan

Thanks, but no thanks: Trump offers to mediate in Kashmir again, India says its a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan

Last month, during Pakistan PM Imran Khan's maiden visit to the US as head of state, US President Trump had stirred up a storm when he claimed that PM Modi had requested him to mediate on the Kashmir issue.

The US President Donald Trump again offered to intervene on the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan.

Trump’s offer comes days after he met Pakistan PM Imran Khan and claimed that India had asked him to intervene on the Kashmir issue between the two countries.

Last month, during Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s maiden visit to the US as head of state, US President Trump had stirred up a storm when he claimed that PM Modi had requested him to mediate on the Kashmir issue. However, India had clarified that no such request was made.

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Today, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar again conveyed to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any talks on the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan will only be bilateral.

“Have conveyed to American counterpart US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this morning in clear terms that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally,” he tweeted.

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