Iran’s ties with India “ancient, historic, unbreakable”: Zarif in a meet with Jaishankar

wilayattimes (Iran)

Tehran:Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  called Iran’s ties with India as ancient, historic and unbreakable.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his latest tweet on Sunday wrote that it was a pleasure to co-chair the 19th Joint Commission Meeting with his Indian counterpart.

Elsewhere he called Iran’s ties with India” as ancient, historic and unbreakable.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Sunday.

The two sides discussed the latest regional and international developments as well as boosting bilateral ties In their second round of talks which was held in a private session.

The 19th session of the Iran-India joint commission meeting was held, under the chairmanship of Mohammad Javad Zarif and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

The representatives of the ministries, the foundations of political, economic, commercial banking and transport and shipping nature of the two sides were held in the Iranian capital of Tehran Finally.

Finally, Iran and Indian top officials exchanged the signed documents.

Jaishankar arrived in Tehran on Sunday to take part in the 19th meeting of Iran-India Joint Commission, co-chaired by him and Zarif.

At the meeting held in Tehran on Sunday, Zarif and Jaishankar exchanged views about ways to boost bilateral relations between Iran and India in various economic and political spheres.

The two top diplomats also discussed the latest developments surrounding regional and international issues.

The Indian foreign minister’s trip to Iran came after a senior Trump administration official announced that Washington has provided a rare exemption to India from sanctions on the Chabahar port in Iran as it recognizes that the strategic project is a lifeline for war-torn Afghanistan to get humanitarian supplies from India.

Chabahar is a port city on the east coast of the Sea of Oman. It is strategically crucial as it gives access route to landlocked Afghanistan. Chabahar port, which is surrounded by a free trade zone, is vital particularly since Pakistan does not allow transit facility from India to Afghanistan.