PM Imran Khan asked by US President Trump to mediate with Iran

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United Nations: Prime Minister Imran Khan is on his official visit to the US in order to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

He met with almost all the prominent leaders of different countries. He holds meetings with the leaders of China, UK, New Zealand, Turkey, Iran, Switzerland, and Germany.

On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the US President Donald Trump and various issues were discussed during the meeting. Trump reiterates his mediate offer on the Kashmir issue.

On Tuesday, PM Imran Khan has announced that leaders from both the United States and Saudi Arabia have asked him to mediate with Iran in order to reduce tensions.

While addressing the media, he mentioned,

“Trump asked me if we could de-escalate the situation and maybe come up with another deal.”

“I immediately spoke to President Rouhani yesterday after the meeting with President Trump. I can´t say anything right now more than this except that we´re trying and mediating,” PM added.

“We did convey this, and yes, we’re trying our best.”

He also met with the Saudi Crown Prince earlier where he was asked by him to mediate with Iran.

He said that Crown Prince Mohammed “also asked me to talk to the Iranian president.”

PM Imran Khan’s Kashmir-centric visit

We already know that PM Imran Khan is making efforts to bring relief to the people living in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He has drawn the world community towards the Kashmir issue between Pakistan and India.

The Pakistan premier has declared that “This is the time the world needs to act because this is the first time after Cuban crisis that the two nuclear powers have come face to face.”

He went on saying that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi had stripped the Jammu & Kashmir of its special status after scrapping Article 370 on August 05.

 

“Modi has boxed himself into a blind alley.”

Moreover, PM Imran Khan will also address the General Assembly on Friday, September 27. During the meeting, he will share Pakistan’s stance and opinion on the Kashmir dispute.

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