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Monday Sep 23 2019
Web Desk

PM Imran, British counterpart Boris Johnson meet in New York

Web Desk

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday met his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) 74th session in New York.

According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, the premier met with the British prime minister today.

PM Imran is set to hold an important meeting with United States President Donald Trump today and a discussion on the ongoing situation in the Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) is expected between the two leaders.

Trump would be meeting PM Imran a day after attending a rally in Houston organised by Indian PM Narendra Modi. The US president' would hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart for the second time since July when the former had offered to mediate the Kashmir dispute.

Earlier in the day, the Pakistani premier had met with US Senator Lindsay Graham, business tycoon George Soros, US Special Representative to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalizad, and Amnesty chief Komi Naidoo over the course of a day.

With Graham, Soros, and Khalizad, he discussed regional security, trade, and other issues, as per the details shared by the Pakistan government's official account on Twitter.

PM Imran, who had reached the US a day prior to attend the UNGA, had appreciated Amnesty International's role in presenting the real state of human rights in the occupied territory.

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