May 14, 2019 11:10 Asia/Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister arrived in New Delhi on Monday evening for a two-day official visit, to talk with his Indian counterpart on bilateral economic, political cooperation. cooperation.

Iran Press/Iran news: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in New Delhi on Monday evening for a two-day official visit. The top diplomat will hold talks with his Indian counterpart and a number of other officials on ways of expanding the level of cooperation in different economic fields.

"India is one of our most important economic, political and regional partners," Zarif told Reuters’ partner ANI on Monday ahead of talks with Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj.

"We have regular consultations with India on various issues and I’m here to have consultations with my counterpart on most recent developments in the region as well as our bilateral relations," he added.

Mohammad Javad Zarif described India as one of Iran’s 'important partners' in the fields of economy and politics.

A few months ago, Mohammad Javad Zarif had attended the RAISINA meeting during his last trip to India. He also held meetings with Indian officials on developing relations.

Zarif: We predicted certain parties aim to fuel tensions in the region

Discussing regional issues and dangerous policies that hardliners inside the US government and the region are trying to impose, Zarif said: "There are concerns about suspicious acts and acts of sabotage that are taking place in the region, and we had already predicted that some parties would try to exacerbate tensions in the region by engaging in such action."


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