Trump phones PM, expresses desire to reduce tension in region: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (APP):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that US President Donald Trump telephoned Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed his desire for reducing tension and that stability of the region must be maintained at all cost.

Addressing a press conference, the Foreign Minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan informed the US President that the unilateral decision of Modi government had endangered the region.

He said the Prime Minister in his recent US visit had informed President Trump about Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir issue and the US President had ensured that he would contact Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.

He said today President Trump Telephoned Prime Minister Modi and expressed his concern over the rising tension in the region.