Iranian foreign minister to visit India later this month

New Delhi, Feb 15, IRNA — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is likely to visit India later this month as the northern Persian Gulf nation seeks to boost energy and trade ties with easing of sanctions.

ˈThe Iranian Foreign Minister is to visit India. The visit most probably will happen towards the monthˈs end,ˈ the PTI reported quoting a source as said.

Around two years ago, Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi, minister of foreign affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited India as Special Envoy of the then President Mahmood Ahmedinejad, to hand over an invitation to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, to attend the 16th NAM Summit held in Tehran in August 2012.

India and Iran have ancient civilizational relation. The two countries are associated by common bonds of culture, language, and traditions. Despite the failed attempt of the US and Zionist Regime to create rift between the two nations, India and Iran continue to maintain civilizational and historical ties.



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