• Tue / 8 January 2019 / 11:02
  • Category: Politics
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Zarif says Iran has been and will be reliable oil supplier for India

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that Iran has always been and will be a reliable oil supplier for India.

Upon his arrival in the Indian capital New Delhi at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Mr. Zarif told reporters, “Initially, the purpose of the trip to India was to attend the annual international conference of the Raisina Dialogue that I will deliver a speech in the even on Wednesday”.

“But, I decided to use this opportunity and along with senior executives from state and private entrepreneurship companies that are accompanying me hold meetings with Indian officials,” he added.

“Even after re-imposition of US sanctions against Iran, our relations with India are so good. Our economic ties are being preserved and we have a good banking agreement with New Delhi that was signed over last months after implementation of US sanctions. The agreement makes it possible for Iran to continue its exports and imports and meet its needs,” the senior Iranian diplomat went on to say.

“There are various fields in developing bilateral relations between Iran and India including the Chabahar port project that Indians are interested to participate in it and transit infrastructure in Iran” Mr. Zarif said.

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