Monday, March 20, 2023

Iran-India Relations

Expert: Lifting sanctions can revitalize Iran-India trade ties

A top Indian political-economic analyst says trade relations between Iran and India were hit hard by US-led sanctions, saying removal of the so-called punitive measures against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear standoff can improve ties between Tehran and New Delhi.

‘Demands high from China, India for northern Iranian ports’

Demands are increasing from Chinese and Indian merchants to transport goods via northern Iranian ports which indicate the North-South transit corridor is up and coming, an Iranian official says.

Russia’s first transit train enters Iran to cross into India

The first Russian train carrying containers of goods has been allowed to enter Iran en route to India.

Iran, India discuss roadmap of bilateral ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said he and the secretary of India’s supreme national security council discussed the roadmap of bilateral ties in a meeting in New Delhi.

Amirabdollahian in India to finalize roadmap of ties

The Iranian foreign minister is in India to hold talks with high-ranking officials on matters of “strategic importance”.

Indian ambassador summoned to Iran foreign ministry

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for South Asia has summoned the Indian ambassador to protest on behalf of Iran’s government and people an insult by a TV program in India to the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

India security chief: US arms in Afghanistan threatening neighbors

The Indian prime minister’s national security advisor has warned the huge quantities of US arms that have fallen into the hands of terrorists following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, pose a threat to neighbors.

Iran FM invited to New Delhi

Indian foreign minister has invited his Iranian counterpart to visit New Delhi for talks over issues of mutual concern as well as regional and international developments.

India releases seized Iranian ship, its 11 crew members

India has released an Iranian ship seized earlier this month on suspicion of drug trafficking and all of its 11 crew members.

Iran FM congratulates India on Republic Day

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has in a tweet congratulated his Indian counterpart on the country’s Republic Day.

Ex-diplomat: India hurt “own interests” through compliance with US

A former Indian diplomat believes New Delhi has hurt its "own interests" by being compliant with US policy, not only with Iran but with other regional countries too.

Shamkhani underlines need to expand ties with India

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has, in a meeting with his Indian counterpart, underlined the need for cooperation between Tehran and New Delhi.

Shamkhani: US exit from Afghanistan a “fiasco”

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has described US withdrawal from Afghanistan as a disaster, saying Tehran is ready to give any assistance to resolve the humanitarian crisis in the war-hit country.

“US causing crisis in region through creating tension”

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said the US continues causing crisis in the region through creating tension even after it withdrew from Afghanistan, ending 20 years of the occupation of the country.

Iran’s security chief to visit India

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council is going to participate in the third regional security meeting scheduled for Wednesday in New Delhi.

Iran seeks resumption of oil sales to India

Iran’s ambassador to India says Tehran expects New Delhi to resume oil purchases from Iran. He added Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian plans to visit India later this month.

Iranian President-elect Calls For Expansion of Tehran-Delhi Ties

Iranian President-elect Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi says extensive economic interactions and collective security are the main priorities for Iran-India relations.

India Thanks Iran for Bringing Kabul Gov’t, Taliban Together

The foreign ministers of Iran and India have exchanged views on the situation of Afghanistan, stressing that talks among Afghan groups is the only way to resolve the issues in the country.

Iranian Strain of COVID-19 May Emerge in Future: Official

A COVID-19 authority says an Iranian mutated strain of coronavirus may hit the country in the future.

Iranian, Indian Foreign Ministers Hold Talks in Dushanbe

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on the sidelines of the "Heart of Asia" conference in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe.

Iran Welcomes India-Pakistan Joint Statement on Ceasefire

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has hailed the joint statement of India and Pakistan based on which the two sides have agreed to strictly adhere to the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir region.

India Releases Four Iranian Prisoners

Four Iranians behind bars at Bangalore Central Prison in the Indian state of Karnataka have been set free.

Iran in Talks with China, India to Buy More COVID-19 Vaccines: Official

A senior Iranian official says the country is in talks with China and India to purchase coronavirus vaccines.

Allegations of Iran’s Role in Israel Embassy Blast ‘Ridiculous’: Analyst

A letter found close to the scene of a blast outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi cited the killings of Iranian anti-terror commander Qassem Soleimani and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, but the whole story seems to be a set-up aimed at framing the Islamic Republic, an Iranian analyst argues.

Iran Sympathises with India over Deadly Flooding

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh expressed regret over the recent flooding in northern India which has killed several people.

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