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  • Iran’s Chabahar port crucial for landlocked Afghanistan trade

    Iran’s Chabahar port crucial for landlocked Afghanistan trade

    Landlocked Afghanistan faces many issues related to trade as it has to cross Iran or Pakistan to reach water ports as the seaports accelerate the rate of international trade and act as an inhibitor in trade cost.

    September 17, 2022
  • Iran seeks long-term contract with India on developing Chabahar port

    Iran seeks long-term contract with India on developing Chabahar port

    Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Qasemi expressed Tehran's intention during his meeting with visiting India's Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal in Tehran earlier this week.

    August 26, 2022
  • India, Iran reaffirm cooperation on Chabahar Port, key transit hub for Central Asia

    India, Iran reaffirm cooperation on Chabahar Port, key transit hub for Central Asia

    For India, the Chabahar Port is a much-needed project for sea access to landlocked Afghanistan. The port has also emerged as a commercial transit hub for the region.

    June 9, 2022
  • Iranian Muddle

    Iranian Muddle

    Given India's own civilisational-cultural-economic stakes with Iran, the drift of Tehran towards Beijing could not have come at a worse time. With India‘s own geostrategic investments in the Chabahar port in Iran faltering, detrimental developments in Afghanistan, and the commercial implications of being unable to conduct Indo-Iranian trade due to the sanctions, the overall situation is grim. The possible linkages of the Chabahar imperatives with the Gwadar facility could be disastrous for Delhi. Besides, an energy-hungry economy like India always counted upon the Iranians as amongst the top three suppliers of oil

    January 28, 2022
  • India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    “The Chabahar Port has not only emerged as a commercial transit hub for the region but also facilitated the delivery of humanitarian assistance, especially during the pandemic. The port is part of our shared commitment towards peace, stability and prosperity of the people of Afghanistan,” external affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

    March 5, 2021
  • China’s Iran Game

    China’s Iran Game

    China is the only major player still active in the Iranian oil patch. In contrast to virtually all major Western governments, Beijing allows its companies to do business there. China considers sanctions against Iran as an opportunity to secure huge fields and markets which might have gone to Western companies in the absence of sanctions

    August 27, 2020
  • Collateral Damage

    Collateral Damage

    There is the worry of reputational damage from the idea that India gave in to US sanctions, a departure from the past. Chinas growing inroads in Iran could make Indian projects there more unviable. The largest worry is that Chabahar, the enduring symbol of India-Iran friendship, could become collateral damage in a larger proxy war between the US and China

    August 18, 2020
  • Dumped by Iran

    Dumped by Iran

    China has taken advantage of Iran's current weak position as its economy is under strain because of harsh US sanctions and negotiated a pact from a position of strength. It is going to have easy access to Iran's natural resources for many years to come.

    July 23, 2020
  • India proposes to enhance trade with central Asia through Chabahar route

    India proposes to enhance trade with central Asia through Chabahar route

    Medical tourism to India from Central Asia has a great demand and the Indian healthcare industry should endeavor to meet it better so that each visiting patient goes back fully satisfied, Jaishankar said.

    February 7, 2020
  • We welcome any peace initiative by India to de-escalate tension: Iran

    We welcome any peace initiative by India to de-escalate tension: Iran

    Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function, Iranian Ambassador to India Ali Chegeni said, "India is a part of the region...it should be a part of de-escalation."

    January 8, 2020
  • Amidst US visit S Jaishankar says India has strong relations with Iran

    Amidst US visit S Jaishankar says India has strong relations with Iran

    America's tough sanctions on Iran were seen as an escalation of the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" on Iran, had come after it gave temporary 180-days waiver to eight countries, including India, China, Turkey and Japan among others last year.

    October 2, 2019
  • Chabahar Port in Iran unlikely to attract US sanctions

    Chabahar Port in Iran unlikely to attract US sanctions

    The US will apply sanctions on India if it continues to import oil from Iran after 2 May

    April 24, 2019
  • Afghanistan begins exports to India through Chabahar

    Afghanistan begins exports to India through Chabahar

    Chabahar Port is being developed by India as it provides New Delhi a critical transport link to Afghanistan, bypassing Pakistan.

    February 24, 2019
  • India, Central Asian nations back inclusive Afghan peace process

    India, Central Asian nations back inclusive Afghan peace process

    According to the joint statement, the Ministers emphasised the importance of developing and implementing projects that provide a concerted solution to the problems and issues of economic growth of Central Asia.

    January 14, 2019
  • Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Sushma Swaraj proposes air freight corridor between India and Central Asia

    Swaraj informed the gathering that Iran was holding the Chabahar Day International Conference on February 26 at the Chabahar port to introduce to the invited delegations the capacities of the port.

    January 13, 2019
  • Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India next week to discuss Chabahar, Afghanistan

    Zarif’s visit is taking place close on the heels of India taking over operations at the Chabahar port that provides New Delhi a critical link to Afghanistan and Central Asia, bypassing Pakistan.

    January 3, 2019
  • India takes over operations of Shaheed Beheshti Port at Chabahar

    India takes over operations of Shaheed Beheshti Port at Chabahar

    The India Ports Global Limited (IPGL) company opened its office and took over operations at the key port.

    December 24, 2018