Indian opposition asks PM Modi to clarify Trump's claim about Kashmir – Research Snipers

Indian opposition asks PM Modi to clarify Trump’s claim about Kashmir

Indian opposition asks PM Modi to clarify Trump's claim about Kashmir

The leaders of the opposition political parties of India are angrily demanding that the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi should clarify his position in the Parliament after the statement from the US President Donald Trump came on the surface that Modi asked him to play the role of a mediator to solve the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India.

The Indian Minister for External Affairs S. Jaishankar, while addressing the Parliament, said that the Prime Minister of India has not made such request to the President of the United States as Trump had claimed.

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The leaders of the opposition parties Anand Sharma and D. Raja said that the position of India on Kashmir dispute was that “Kashmir was a bilateral matter with Pakistan and it will not accept any third-party mediation.”

On the other hand, during the official visit of the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the US, President Trump said that Indian PM Modi recently asked him whether he would like to be a mediator on arbitrator on Kashmir.