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The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells says Washington has agreed with the request of Kabul to exempt Iran’s Chabahar port from the US sanctions, considering the significance of the strategic port city for the development of Afghanistan.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Chabahar Port in southeastern Iran, which is being developed by Indian investors, is a symbol of cooperation between Tehran and New Delhi.
A conference on investment in, and the development of the Iranian port city of Chabahar was recently held in Iran, bringing together investors and authorities from 35 countries.
The first Indian cargo entered Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port on Sunday, formally establishing shipping lines between India’s port and the strategic Iranian port.
An IRGC-affiliated firm has announced readiness to develop the second phase of Chabahar port in southern Iran.
An Iranian official has rejected the unfounded claims that Indians have left the southeastern port city of Chabahar following the recent terrorist attack there, saying the investment projects are progressing as fast as possible.
Security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran have arrested at least four suspects in connection with the latest terrorist attack on the strategic southeastern port city of Chabahar in Sistan and Baluchestan province.
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says regional intelligence services are involved in plotting and implementing a wave of terrorist attacks in Iran.