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President Trump to discuss Kashmir issue with Modi at G7 Summit

President Trump to discuss Kashmir issue with Modi at G7 Summit

WASHINGTON – United States President Donald Trump has decided to meet Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi at G7 summit in France for discussion on the plight of Kashmiris and human right violations in the valley.

According to a senior administration official, the president is expected to raise Kashmir issue with Modi on the sidelines of the summit.

"President Trump will likely want to hear from Prime Minister Modi on how he plans to reduce regional tensions and uphold respect for human rights in Kashmir,” the official added.

The decision came after President Trump had again offered to mediate the escalating Kashmir issue between Pakistan and India.