Iranian FM to visit India later this month

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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, IRNA reported.

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.

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