United State of America President Donald Trump quoting a news agency ANI tweet had said that he ‘hoped’ that India and Pakistan will resolve the Kashmir issue ‘quickly’.
Trump had quoted ANI tweet which carried his quote from the bilateral meeting he held with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in New York. He was asked if he will offer to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir issue. Trump had said, “I am ready, willing and able. It’s a complex issue. It’s being going on for a long time. But if both want it, I will be ready to do it.”
The US President who is very enthusiastic to meddle in India’s affairs had previously spoken of his willingness to mediate. In July this year, 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. Later, India had again categorically rejected the offer of mediation saying Kashmir remains a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. In August, too, he had offered to mediate saying it is a “very complicated place”. However, Kashmir continues to remain a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.