Calling India-Iran relations “friendly and cordial”, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said the Chabahar-Central Asia transit route could help both countries strengthen the basis of cooperation.
“The utilization of existing capacity in the oil and gas industry, transportation and especially the Chabahar-Central Asia transit route, as well as cooperation on regional and international issues of mutual interest and Taking a common stance can create an appropriate basis for improving the level of relations and the basis for expanding cooperation between the two countries,” the Iranian ministry’s press release read.
President Raisi had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where he described developing interactive relations with the country as one of Iran’s foreign policy priorities.
“Independent figures of India, like Mahatma Gandhi, who resisted arrogance have always been respected by the whole of Iran,” he said, referring to the common historical, cultural and civilizational similarities between the two, he said. country.
Referring to Iran’s progress in various scientific and industrial fields, President Raisi stressed that “Devastating sanctions cannot interrupt the progress of the country of Iran”.
During the meeting on the sidelines, Prime Minister Modi pointed out the key role and importance of Chabahar Port in transporting goods in the region. “The development of this port will contribute to the economic development of countries in the region,” he said.
The Indian Prime Minister also mentioned the common stance of the two countries regarding developments in Afghanistan and called for continued international and regional cooperation between Tehran and Delhi in this area.
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