US discusses Kashmir issue with India
In the latest telephonic conversation between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Kashmir issue has been discussed in detail. Apart from the major regional developments, the leaders have also discussed how the economic ties between the countries can be strengthened.
Hours before the phone talk, the US supremo spoke to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss the same issue.
It had been before the United Nations Security Council met to discuss the Kashmir development.
It is the first time since the cancellation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir that the India leader and his US counterpart have discussed the issue of J&K.
From what little has been published about the conversation, it can be assumed that it was a positive conversation.
In the matter of J&K, India has a strong case. There is ground in the Indian argument that the cancellation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution is an internal matter.
Recently, the Indian parliament passed bills seeking the cancellation of Article 370, which provides special status to the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the bifurcation of the state to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladakh.
Since then, the Indian state is not in stable state. What Pakistan tries is to exploit that instability.
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