US President Donald Trump’s Remarks about Pakistani PM Imran Khan may irk Indian PM Narendra Modi

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US President Donald Trump’s Remarks about Pakistani PM Imran Khan may irk Indian PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI - US President Donald Trump’s Remarks about Pakistani PM Imran Khan may irk Indian PM Narendra Modi.

Speaking to media, the US president said that he had good relations with Prime Minister Imran and once again, saying that he and Modi had "talked a lot about Pakistan" today.

"I have a very good relationship with Prime Minister Khan," he said, stating that his relationship with "both gentlemen [Modi and Imran Khan] is very good".

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his offer to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve tensions, saying that the two countries had been working on Kashmir for a long time.

He said that "there has been difficulty in Pakistan and we're seeing what we can do about it". "Anything I can do to mediate, and to help I would. They're working on Kashmir. Kashmir has been a thorn in a lot of people's sides for a long time and there are two sides to every story, but they have been working on that for a long time" he said.

The US president stated that "Modi will take care of it [terrorism]," saying that the Indian prime minister had the issue foremost on his mind.

In response to a question, Trump said that he discussed the issue of religious freedom in India, saying that he got a very "powerful answer" from the Indian prime minister.

"We talked about religious liberty for a long time, in front of a lot of people and I had a very, very powerful answer from him [Modi]," he said.

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