Foreign Minister of Iran on a visit to India, West Asia discussed

Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran,Raisina Dialogue, Gulf crisis, West Asia

Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister and Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran held a bilateral meeting today on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi.

Both leaders recalled positive outcomes of EAM’s recent visit to Tehran for the 19th Joint Commission Meeting, especially for strengthening bilateral trade and promoting connectivity initiative through Chabahar port. Both sides have also agreed to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the bilateral Treaty of Friendship in 2020.

The two sides also exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, including the recent developments in the West Asia region and the JCPOA. EAM reiterated Indian interests in the region and support for efforts to maintain peace, security and stability in the region.

Javad Zarif, the Foreign Minister of Iran, yesterday met PM Narendra Modi also.

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