It is for India and Pakistan to decide on Kashmir: US

"We're aware of the clashes. We remain concerned about the violence and we encourage to all sides to make efforts for finding a peaceful resolution," a state department spokesperson said.

By: PTI | Washington | Published: August 16, 2016 4:50 am
Pakistan, india, kashmir, India pakistan, india pak, kashmir issue, independence day, pakistan independence day, latest news , india news The US has said that it is for India and Pakistan to determine the pace, scope and character of any discussions on Kashmir.

The US has said that it is for India and Pakistan to determine the pace, scope and character of any discussions on Kashmir. “Our position on Kashmir has not changed. The pace, the scope, the character of any discussions in Kashmir is for the two sides to determine. We support any and all positive steps that India and Pakistan can take to forge closer relations,” State Department Spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau said.

“We’re aware of the clashes. We remain concerned about the violence and we encourage to all sides to make efforts for finding a peaceful resolution,” Trudeau said at her daily news conference on August 15.

The State Department spokesperson, however, did not respond to questions on the remarks by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address.

“I wouldn’t speak to Mr Modi’s comments, that would be for him to speak to,” Trudeau said.

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    Aditya
    Aug 16, 2016 at 4:10 am
    Talks to start with - POK is part of JandK.
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      Bebo
      Aug 16, 2016 at 4:01 am
      Is it a sanction to destroy terror camps across the border ?
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        Yati
        Aug 16, 2016 at 3:42 am
        Know the reality, US. Complete peaceful resolution is not possible in all situations. One has to get elevated for peace. Remember your peaceful response to Bin Laden?
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          Orchard
          Aug 16, 2016 at 6:32 am
          In continuation to PM's statement on POK.
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            Orchard
            Aug 16, 2016 at 6:24 am
            In continuation to PM's statement on POK. .......... ......... lt;br/gt;...................lt;br/gt; ................. Part of JandK.
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