EAM Shuts Down US 'concerns' On J&K Issue: 'One Democracy Will End It, You Know Which'

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Taking a jibe at the United States' wish to settle Jammu-Kashmir, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, said that 'One democracy will end it'

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Taking a jibe at the United States' wish to settle Jammu-Kashmir, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, on Saturday, said that 'One democracy will settle it', after the US yet again raised Kashmir. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, the EAM was responding to US Senator and close aide of Donald Trump - Lindsey Graham who expressed concerns as to how the J&K issue will be resolved. US President - who claims to be the best negotiator - has often offered to interfere between Indo-Pak Kashmir bilateral talks.

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In the course of the conference, Jaishankar also spoke on the world's growing 'Nation First' stance, saying, "There is no question the world is more nationalistic - US, China & different countries in the world are more nationalistic. A lot of this nationalism has been electorally validated. There are countries where it is a positive assertive nationalism, in some cases it is more insecure nationalism."

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Earlier in the day, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) rejected all references to Jammu and Kashmir by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan in his address to Pakistan Parliament. Moreover, the MEA told the Turkish leadership to not interfere in India's internal affairs, according to PTI. Moreover, MEA advised the Turkish leadership to develop a proper understanding of facts including the threat of terrorism emanating from Pakistan to India.

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In the past, Trump has gone back on forth on US interference into the Jammu-Kashmir issue. During Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Washington, Trump had offered to speak to PM Modi after the revocation of Article 370. But he changed his stance after talking with PM Modi at the G-7 summit stating that India seems to have the situation under control. Since then, he has again offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir if asked, but India has maintained that Kashmir is a bilateral issue and revocation of article 370 is an internal matter to India.

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