New York, September 24: Talking to the press before the bilateral talks between India and the US on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump once again emphasised the bond shared between the two leaders. President Donald Trump, taking majority of the questions, was at his animated best as he compared PM Modi to Elvis Presley and his 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston. Trump also added that PM Modi is like the 'Father of India' and that he is adapt enough to face "radical Islamic terror." Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held a meeting at the UN Headquarters. Donald Trump Offers to Mediate Between India and Pakistan on Kashmir Issue Yet Again, US President Reiterates His Stand Day After Calling PM Narendra Modi's Speech 'Very Aggressive'; Watch Video.
Talking on the issue of trade, President Trump said that, "We will have trade deal very soon." PM Modi says, "I am thankful to Trump that he came to Houston. He is my friend but he is also a good friend of India." Donald Trump Offers to Mediate Again in Kashmir Issue if India And Pakistan Agree, Says 'I Trust Imran Khan'
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#WATCH New York: US President Donald Trump says, "...The Prime Minister (PM Modi) will take care of it" when asked 'how do you see the statement coming from Pakistani PM admitting that the Pakistani ISI trained Al Qaeda?' pic.twitter.com/xex80Hg5aH
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A day after the event in Houston, Trump said on Monday that he was ready to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir issue if both sides agree as he described himself as “an extremely good arbitrator”. Trump made the remarks during his meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. India maintains that the Kashmir issue is a bilateral one and no third party has any role in it.