Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue

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Iran's foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India made a decision to follow US restrictions on buying Iranian oil.

It is learnt that the issue figured in the talks.

In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described talks between Swaraj and Zarif as "constructive".

India, Iran's top oil client after China, has by all indications suspended imports of Iranian oil from this month, though there has been no official word.

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In May past year, the United States had brought back sanctions on Iran after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal which was struck in 2015. That was after Washington announced in April that there would be no extension of the temporary exemption it had granted India and seven other countries, which had allowed them to import some Iranian oil from November when the sanctions had kicked in.

Zarif emphasized, "India is consistent with Iran in many areas and such bilateral dialogues and exchanges are absolutely necessary for strengthening relations between the two countries".

In November, the USA granted a six-month waiver to India and seven other countries to continue importing oil from Iran. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tehran in May 2016 with an aim to craft a strategic relationship with Iran and expand India's ties with West Asia. New Delhi has been anxious over the impact that American policy against Iran will have on the Indo-Iranian strategic partnership for the development of Chabahar port in Iran that gives New Delhi crucial sea-land connectivity to Afghanistan and Central Asia, bypassing Pakistan.

Later, India, Iran and Afghanistan signed a trilateral agreement providing for transport of goods among the three countries through the port.

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