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Trump on Kashmir: If needed, we will mediate between India and Pakistan

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US President Donald Trump said that if needed, the US will mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir. He was speaking at a press conference in Delhi. 

“Anything I can do to mediate/help, I would do. They (Pak) are working on Kashmir. Kashmir has been a thorn in lots of people’s sight for a long time. There are two sides to every story. We discussed terrorism at length today,” he was quoted as saying by ANI.

 

“Kashmir obviously is a big problem between India and Pakistan, they are going to work out their problem. They have been doing it for a long time.” said Trump further.

During the press conference,Trump said that he and PM Narendra Modi spoke about the agreement being worked out between US and terrorist organisation Taliban. The US is engaged in talks with the Taliban with a view to end 18-year war in Afghanistan that has been a major strain  on the US militarily and politically. Trump said that he thinks India will “like to see it happen” (the peace deal)