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Trump's offer of mediation between Pak, India on Kashmir dispute welcome: FO

Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said that Pakistan ‘welcomed’ the US president-elect Donald Trump’s offer to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute, Radio Pakistan reported.

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During a weekly press briefing in Islamabad, while responding to queries about the victory of Republican Donald Trump in the US presidential elections, Zakaria said that the president-elect had earlier offered mediation between Pakistan and India on Kashmir dispute and “We had welcomed that offer.”

The FO said Pakistan desires a close relationship with the US, and wishes to further strengthen it.

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