Trump says India, Pakistan can handle Kashmir dispute on their own

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Trump says India, Pakistan can handle Kashmir dispute on their own


Trump says India, Pakistan can handle Kashmir dispute on their own

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that India and Pakistan could handle their dispute over occupied Kashmir on their own, but he was there should they need him.

Trump has previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the contested Himalayan region. New Delhi rejected the offer while Islamabad welcomed it.

He discussed the issue on the sidelines of a G7 summit in France with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who withdrew special autonomy for occupied Jammu and Kashmir on August 5.

Trump said Modi told him that he had Kashmir under control.

“We spoke last night about Kashmir, the prime minister feels he has it under control. They speak with Pakistan and I’m sure that they will be able to do something that will be very good,” the US president told reporters.

Modi, speaking alongside Trump, said that all issues between New Delhi and Islamabad were “bilateral in nature”.

The Indian head likewise said he has disclosed to Prime Minister Imran Khan that they should cooperate for the welfare of their two nations.

Since India’s choice to strip Kashmiris of their seven-decade-long extraordinary self-sufficiency through a hurried presidential request recently, Prime Minister Imran has over and again said that the Indian government’s approach in the Himalayan locale is in accordance with the “belief system” of the Hindu patriot Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) party — said to be a parent association of the decision Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — that has confidence in “Hindu matchless quality”.

He has likewise cautioned the universal network to a conceivable “false banner activity” by the Indian administration to “occupy consideration from huge human rights infringement” in involved Kashmir.

Lockdown enters the fourth week

A correspondences power outage and substantial limitations on development forced by the Indian specialists from the eve of New Delhi’s choice to repudiate Article 370 of its constitution entered their 22nd day today.

In any case, the transforming of the unsettled locale into a fortification of blockades and spiked metal has not avoided challenges and conflicts with security powers occurring. Police on Monday said stone-tossing protestors killed a truck driver in involved Kashmir.

India says no non-military personnel has kicked the bucket from police activity since August 5. In any case, occupants have said three individuals have been murdered, including a youthful mother who gagged after police terminated poisonous gas canisters into her home.

Various medical clinic sources have told AFP at any rate 100 individuals had been harmed during the lockdown, some with gun wounds.

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