New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a thirty minute telephonic discussion with United States President, Donald Trump. The talks focused on regional and bilateral issues including Kashmir and trade.
During the conversation, Narendra Modi said that extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace. Modi was obviously referring about Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, who have been actively trying to raise the Kashmir issue in international forums and with global powers.
Indian Prime Minister spoke about the importance of creating an environment free from terror and to ensure the end of cross-border terrorism.
The talks come a day after Donald Trump told Imran Khan of the importance of reducing tension with New Delhi over Kashmir.
Modi also recalled the meeting he had with Trump in Osaka, Japan, in June, 2019, at the sidelines of G-20 summit. He expressed the hope that the Indian Commerce Minister and US Trade Representative would meet on an early date.
Narendra Modi also expressed the India’s unwavering commitment to work for united, secure, democratic, and truly independent Afghanistan on its 100 years of Independence.