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Happening now: #Pakistan Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI speaking at @USIP.
Despite being in the limelight for 40 years, @ImranKhanPTI says "never in my life have I had so many suggestions before I met President Trump."
#Pakistan delegation "blown over" by the straightforward and charming approach of @realDonaldTrump, says @ImranKhanPTI.
US and #Pakistan have now emerged from the "worst phase" of their relationship, according to @ImranKhanPTI.
"We're all on the same page," says @ImranKhanPTI of #Pakistan and the @realDonaldTrump administration.
"It's not going to be easy," to get a peaceful settlement with the #Taliban as it has no centralized command, according to @ImranKhanPTI speaking at @USIP.
"The Pakistan media, in my opinion, is even freer than the British media," claims @ImranKhanPTI.
"What we need is to control the media, not through the government, but through media watchdogs," adds @ImranKhanPTI amid "false views" disseminated by media in Pakistan.
On stricter controls of international NGOs in #Pakistan, "we did have problems" replies @ImranKhanPTI, noting case of Dr. Shakil Afridi of @SavetheChildren (who helped @CIA track Osama Bin Laden) which prompted extremists to begin targeting NGO workers.
"What do the people of Kashmir want?" is the key to the only solution to the long-standing territorial dispute between Pakistan and India, says @ImranKhanPTI.
"There is no question ever in Pakistan of clamping down on the media," promises @ImranKhanPTI.
Shia element in Islam is "very cohesive" with a greater sense of martyrdom, warns @ImranKhanPTI about the consequences of a military conflict with #Iran. "They should not be pushed into a situation to where this leads to a conflict."
"Social media has actually democratized the whole world," says @ImranKhanPTI, noting his election in #Pakistan as a third party candidate.
"Now I'm sounding like President Trump," jokes @ImranKhanPTI after expressing a wish @nytimes would take a different view on certain #Pakistan issues.
"Never did I feel more humiliated" as a Pakistani when US forces killed Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil, says @ImranKhanPTI, expressing hope for a more equal relationship with Washington.
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