Joining US-led war on terror Pakistan's biggest mistake: PM Khan

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"Cricket is a tough game and it develops character, on the other hand, golf is a piece of cake if compared to it", he said in another quip.

In another setback in its attempts to internationalise the Kashmir issue, Pakistan could not file any resolution on the issue at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva. "But if they are both willing then I'm ready to do it".

Monday's meeting with Trump is Khan's second since he visited the White House July 22 for his first interaction with the American president.

Trump a day earlier held a joint rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Hindu nationalist whose government last month revoked the Muslim-majority region's autonomy and cut off most ordinary people's cellular and internet service. "When they come. and at some point India may come..." It is also worth noting that Pakistan's alienation of Afghan Islamic militants had already happened before the U.S. war on terror, as both Pakistan and the United States were directly involved with supporting particular Islamic militant groups in Afghanistan, even after the Soviets had withdrawn from government. I have a good relationship with both. "But it was a very aggressive statement", Mr Trump said.

"I honestly believe that this is not the Taliban of 2001".

Asked if he trusted Pakistan, Trump said it had been badly treated by his predecessors.

The Prime Minister said Pakistan should have stayed neutral in the conflict and Pakistani government should not have pledged what they could not deliver.

He said it is unfortunate that peace process was halted when a peace deal between the United States and the Taliban was about to sign.

But he had softened his stand since to seek Pakistan help in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table to end the Afghanistan war that has gone on for 19 years, and which Trump wants to end.

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