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India, Pakistan should Maintain’direct’ Discussions on Kashmir: US

After initial confusion brought on by President Donald Trump’s repeated offers to mediate, the USA has kept a consistent stance on Kashmir along with other difficulties stating it was for India and Pakistan to solve them bilaterally, and through direct conversation, not through external parties.

Pakistan has been hunting US mediation on Kashmir for decades and has had it in the peak of the schedule for senior-level meetings. Every female leader has pitched to it in their encounters with American counterparts, as did Prime Minister Imran Khan in his White House meeting with President Trump in July.

Unlike his predecessors, who’d have learned the plea and proceeded on, Trump reacted with an offer, throwing in for good measure a supposed petition for this also from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India dismissed the deal within seconds and refused Modi had asked Trump to intervene.

Trump replicated that provide a couple more occasions, which was past Pakistan’s wildest fantasies. However, US officials were reeling it back in precisely the same moment. They insisted publicly, and there was no change in US position about the problem, and it stood ready to help however supports, as before, direct discussions between India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes.

Pakistan persisted.

It had been greeted with silence from the White House and the state division. And a fortnight afterwards, President Trump himself murdered his deal, after meeting Prime Minister Modi at Biarritz, France. “I believe that they can do it themselves nicely,” he told reporters. “They have been doing it for quite a very long moment.”

Prime Minister Khan attempted. This time he framed his plea as a charm to the”global community” within an Op-Ed from the New York Times, written only days following the Biarritz meeting. “It is essential that the worldwide community believe beyond commerce and business gains. World War II occurred due to appeasement at Munich. A similar danger looms over the entire world again, but this time under the shadow.”