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January 24, 2020 10:37
India Rejects Trump’s Latest Offer to Help in the Kashmir Issue

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The President of United States Donald Trump has offered help in resolving the Kashmir dispute after he has talks with the Imran Khan who is the Prime Minister of Pakistan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.

The Ministry of External Affairs has denied this offer that has been made by the United States President saying that there was no role for a third party to mediate in the matter.

The US President Donald Trump has said that the United States has been closely watching the developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir and the relationship that is being shared between India and Pakistan and the United States is prepared to help regarding the same.

Raveesh Kumar who is the spokesperson of Ministry of External affairs said in a press conference that there would be no role for any third party to mediate in the Kashmir issue. He added saying that India has been consistent and clear regarding Kashmir and that the issue regarding Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.

The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar has also said that a responsibility to create a conductive environment that is free from terror, hostility and violence, for the bilateral talks was on Pakistan and should be done under provisions of Simla Agreement and Lahore declaration.

Kumar has said that the attempt that was made by Pakistan in order to create an alarmist situation has failed as he mentioned that its double standards will be understood by the global community.

The United States President Donald Trump has been offering to mediate and to resolve the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan with this being his fourth attempt in mediating the Kashmir dispute as he said that the relationship that is being shared by India and Pakistan and the development between the two countries regarding the Kashmir dispute is being closely watched by the United States and that he would offer help in order to resolve the issue.

New Delhi has abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and has divided the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two unioun territories with Jammu and Kashmir as one territory and Ladakh as the other territory.

Pakistan has responded to the abrogated that has been done by India on August 5 by suspending the trade with India, downgrading bilateral ties and by sending back its envoy. Several international bodies have also been approached by Pakistan which also included the United Nations.

By Shrithika Kushangi

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