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Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China

Trump previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, a proposal rejected by New Delhi which maintains that there is no role for any third party in bilateral issues.

Donald Trump offers to 'mediate or arbitrate' between India and China
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Trump's unexpected offer came a week after a senior US diplomat accused China of engaging in border clashes with India in an attempt to shift the status quo.

Agencies Washington
In a surprise move, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to “mediate or arbitrate” the raging border dispute between India and China, saying he was “ready, willing and able” to ease the tensions, amid the continuing standoff between the armies of the two Asian giants.

Trump previously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, a proposal rejected by New Delhi which maintains that there is no role for any third party in bilateral issues. “We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their

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First Published: May 27 2020 | 11:43 PM IST

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