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Pak-India tensions less-heated now; says Trump while giving mediation offer

WASHINGTON: On Tuesday, it was said by the US President Donald Trump that the relationship between Pakistan and India has got ‘less heated’ as compared to the situation two weeks ago and he offered to intervene between the two countries once again.

Trump said while speaking to the reporters at the White House that, “As you know that India and Pakistan are currently having a conflict over Kashmir. I think that it is little less heated right now than it was two weeks ago.”

He further added that, “I have a strong bond with both countries and I want to help them willingly if they want me and they know that. That offer is there.”

When New Delhi violated Article 370 of the constitution on August 5, which gives special rights to the people of Kashmir, the tension between the two neighbouring countries.

The offer has been given by the US President to intervene between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue last month.

Moreover, Donald Trump said that he would do his best to intervene in the matter or do something, pertaining the tension between Pakistan and India over the Indian occupied valley.

Previously, Trump had offered to intervene between the two neighbouring countries Pakistan and India on Kashmir amid the inaugral visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United States, on the other hand, the offer had rejected by India making it clear that there cannot be any third-party mediation on this issue. Whereas, Pakistan accepted it.

The mediation between the two nuclear-armed neighbours was proposed again by the US leader, President Trump in the recent meeting with Narendra Modi, Indian Prime Minister, at the G7 summit in France.

The issue of occupied Kashmir was raised by the Trump telling that something positive would surely come out of talks with Pakistan and India, with Modi in the G7 summit.

According to Reuters, Pakistan and India could manage their conflict over  Kashmir by their own and he was there when they need him, said by the US President Trump.

Trump said to the reporters, “We spoke on Kashmir, the  prime minister of India (Modi) feels that he has it under control. They speak with Pakistan and I am sure that they will be able to do something that will be very good.

It was said by Modi that the issues between New Delhi and Islamabad were two-sided. “All issues between India and Pakistan are bilateral, which is why we don’t bother any other country regarding them… I am confident that we can discuss our problems and solve them together.”

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