WASHINGTON (92 News) – US President Donald Trump has offered mediation over the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India during a key meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan at Oval Office, White House on Monday.
Talking to the media, the US President Donald Trump said he would talk to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the Kashmir issue. "America can help reduce tension between Pakistan and India."
He said that Pakistan will be a source of protecting one million lives in Afghanistan.
“Pakistan is a great country. I have several friends from Pakistan.”
He said that Indian PM Narendra Modi had also asked him for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.
US President Donald Trump said that the US is reducing its troops in Afghanistan. "America has fought a long war in Afghanistan. There is no military solution to any problem."
He said that the US is ready for whatever happens over the Iran issue. “Pakistan never tells a lie, but Iran does so.”
US President Donald Trump said that it is very difficult to reach an agreement with Iran.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said that President Donald Trump had invited him to visit the US. “Pakistan will fulfill the promises made with the US.”
He said that the US is the strongest country in the world and it could play its role in resolving the problems and bringing peace in the subcontinent. “The US president can bring both countries together. We have tried our best to hold dialogues with India to resolve the Kashmir issue.”
He said that Pakistan welcomes US offer to mediate the Kashmir dispute. "We should bring peace and stability in South Asia after ending harsh attitudes."
Prime Minister Imran Khan assured President Donald Trump good news about the kidnapped US nationals.
Upon his arrival, US President Donald Trump received Prime Minister Imran Khan. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also accompanied him.
Earlier, a large number of Pakistanis welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan outside White House.
Earlier talking exclusively to 92 News, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal had said that the meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump is very important.
He said that both heads would discuss the matters pertaining to the regional situation and Kashmir and Afghanistan issues.
“The matters related to FATF, investment and trade will also be discussed during the meeting,” he said.
The FO spokesperson said that Pakistan wants to strengthen the bilateral ties. “Pakistani students are studying in the US and matters related to the visa will also be discussed during the meeting,” he said.