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Indian FM rejects Trump’s offer for mediation – Pakistani Kashmir chief says nuclear war a risk

Indian FM rejects Trump’s offer for mediation – Pakistani Kashmir chief says nuclear war a risk

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Categorically rejecting any scope for third party mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said India”s stand has been clear for decades and the two countries can discuss the issue bilaterally. Mr Jaishankar arrived n Washington on Sunday night from New York after attending the annual General Assembly session of the United Nations along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, the two leaders held bilateral meetings with dozens of world leaders. “India has been clear for 40 odd years that we would not accept mediation… and that whatever has to be discussed has to be discussed bilaterally,” Mr Jaishankar told a group of Indian reporters on Wednesday when asked about US President Donald Trump’s mediation remarks on Kashmir. Donald Trump in the recent past has offered mediation between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue. “I’m clearing in my mind as far as I’m concerned. That’s…
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