Donald Trump, Imran Khan and US first lady in White house. (ENNS-SM)
WASHINGTON/ ISLAMABAD (ENNS) US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan as he hosted Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House on Monday.
The Pakistani PM held a one-on-one meeting with the US head-of-state, wherein the latter offered to mediate the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.
“I will say that we have a very good relationship with India. I know that your relationship was strained a little bit … maybe a lot,” Trump said. “But we will be talking about India, it will be a big part of the conversation.”
“If I can help, I would love to be a mediator. If I can do anything to help, let me know,” the US president added.
PM Khan said: “The USA is the most powerful country in the world and it can play a very important role for peace in the subcontinent.
“Over a billion people at moment are held hostage to Kashmir situation and I believe that President Trump can bring two countries together,” the PM added.
President Trump in a lighter mode observed “Pakistanis are smart and tough like Imran Khan”.
Later both leaders held meeting and discussed bilateral issues and future ties as well.