Imran Khan hypes Kashmir situation, personally attacks PM Modi, says former US envoy to India

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 02, 2019, 09.14 AM(IST)

File photo of PM Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photograph:( Agencies )

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Imran Khan accused India of not wanting to have a dialogue for peace.

Former US Ambassador to India has slammed Pakistani prime minister Imran khan for increasing the volatility in the region.

Former envoy Tim Roemer's comments came after Imran Khan wrote an opinion piece in a US Newspaper.

Khan accused India of not wanting to have a dialogue for peace.

He threatened that there would be severe consequences for the whole world over Kashmir, especially if a nuclear war takes place.

In a tweet, Roemer tagged Imran's opinion piece and said that the US Should continue to back India.

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Roemer said that Pakistan PM Imran Khan hypes the Kashmir situation, personally attacks PM Modi, and increases the volatility in the region. 

US policy should remain steady toward strategic relations with India, emphasize counter-terror cooperation, and push Pakistan for real results.

Tim Roemer was the American ambassador to India from 2009 to 2011 during the leadership of President Barack Obama.

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He oversaw several policies increasing cooperation between India and the United States.

One of the key policies was the counterterrorism cooperation initiative with India which focussed on areas such as money laundering, terror-financing and border security.

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