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October 15, 2019
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‘Trump wants to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan’

ISLAMABAD: US President Donald Trump has expressed his desire to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that US Senator Lindsey Graham, during his recent visit to Islamabad, had conveyed that President Donald Trump was desirous to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Dr Faisal said that the date for the possible meeting is yet to be decided.

He confirmed that Washington and Islamabad have started discussing a possible meeting between the leaders.

When asked about a news report stating Pakistan allowed its Jew citizen to visit Israel for the first time, he said that Pakistan’s stance on Israel to remain unchanged.

He said that there was no presence of Daesh in Punjab.

Speaking about relations with India and the Kartarpur border, the spokesperson said Pakistan sent a draft plan to India and has asked New Dehli to send a delegation to finalise plans.

“It was disappointing that India in turn sent back two dates and said that Pakistan can send a delegation instead. Pakistan will send a stern reply soon,” Faisal said.