South Asia and Beyond

India-Iran Relations; Connectivity, Chabahar, Afghanistan, JCPOA & U.S. Sanctions

NEW DELHI: On #TalkingPoint, Dr. Foad Izadi, Associate Professor at the Department of American Studies, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran and Author of the book, ‘United States Public Diplomacy Towards Iran’ and Dr. Deepika Saraswat, Associate Fellow at the West Asia Centre, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA) and Author of the book, ‘Between Survival and Status: The Counter-hegemonic Geopolitics of Iran’ in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.

The panel discusses Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian’s visit to India, his talks with External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, his call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India-Iran relations, the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) organised event—‘Trade Opportunities in Iran’, U.S. sanctions, the JCPOA and the Iran nuclear deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors’ resolution ‘censuring’ Iran, Tehran’s reaction, Afghanistan since the Taliban takeover, connectivity, the Chabahar port and the secretive China-Iran 25-year comprehensive strategic partnership.


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