Donald Trump stresses on reducing tensions between India and Pakistan: White House
New Delhi : The United States of America President Donald Trump on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the importance of reducing the ongoing tension with Pakistan, also discussing regional developments and the US-India strategic partnership.
In 30-minute-long phone call with PM Modi, Donald Trump discussed several topics but there was no mention about latter's July 22 offer to mediate in the Kashmir dispute.
"The President conveyed the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan and maintaining peace in the region," the White House said in a readout of their phone conversation Monday.
"The two leaders further discussed how they will continue to strengthen United States-India economic ties through increased trade, and they look forward to meeting again soon," the White House added.
Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi may get a chance to meet in New York for the upcoming UN General Assembly meetings. However, there is no official confirmation to this.