The 74th UNGA meeting saw the participation of several nations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of the United States
of America, Donald Trump, met in New York and discussed certain issues. This meeting came after the mega ‘Howdy Modi’ event in Houston, where they had addressed the 50,000-strong gathering of Indian-Americans Texas, which was attended by both the
world leaders. In New York, PM Modi said that Trump was not just his friend, but ‘a good friend of India’.
Mockery of Pakistan
Hours after addressing the
joint rally with PM Modi in Houston, Trump met Imran Khan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. With Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan sitting beside him, US President Donald Trump had to praise him and said that he trusted the
Prime Minister of Pakistan. As always Imran Khan was quick to raise the issue of Kashmir and requested President Trump to intervene in the matter. Throughout the talks the US President made sure that he had his own ways of mocking the Pakistani media by asking
several times ‘where do you get these guys”? Trump slammed a Pakistani reporter for his lengthy rhetorical question on Kashmir describing India as an aggressor and Pakistan as a peacemaker to which Mr Trump asked “Are you from his (Imran
Khan’s) team? You are saying things that you think. Yours is not a question but a statement”. Despite these sneer witty remarks, the journalists of Pakistan, backed by their Prime minister, continued to beg for an intervention and President
Trump had to say that he would mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue, provided India should also be in agreement of an arbitration. Realizing very well that for an agreement both the sides have to be ready for a talk but India had already
said a firm “no”, reiterating that Kashmir was a bilateral issue hence there are no chances of arbitration whatsoever.