Tehran (IP)- The President of Iran stressed the expedition of the agreements reached between Iran and India, including the development of Chabahar Port.

Iran PressIran news:  Subramaniam Jaishankar, Indian Foreign Minister arrived in Tehran on Monday for a 2-day visit and was welcomed by his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Receiving the Indian Foreign Minister Subramaniam on Monday, Ebrahim Raisi emphasized the compensation for the delay in the implementation of obligations to the projects promised by the Indian side.

Raisi stressed the efforts of the two countries to improve the level of relations in various political, economic, science and technology, transportation, and energy sectors. 

Fight against terrorism and organized crime, cooperation to establish stability and security in Afghanistan, strengthening international trade, especially through national currencies, and establishment of navigational security in international waters were President Raisi's important points in the meeting with the Indian Foreign Minister.

Raisi pointed to the Israeli genocide in Gaza as a sheer case of war crime and noted that the immediate termination of the war and the fulfillment of the Palestinian people's rights are the only ways to restore stability and security in the region. 

He called on India to play a role in ending the war on Gaza, lift the blockade on the strip, and realize the rights of the Palestinian people.

The Indian Foreign Minister, for his part, expressed condolences to the Iranian nation and government over the Kerman terrorist attack that happened on January 3. 

Jaishankar appreciated the efforts of Iran's President to develop relations with the countries of the region and to create a significant change in the relations with India.

Expressing his country's interest in concluding a comprehensive and long-term cooperation agreement with Iran, the Indian FM emphasized India's complete commitment to its obligations in the project of Chabahar Port development. 

In 2015, India reached an agreement with Iran regarding the development of Chabahar port and the construction of a railway line that connects India to Afghanistan, and in 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Iran, signed a $ 500-million investment agreement with Tehran for development of agreed projects in Chabahar.

Earlier, the Indian Foreign Minister had suggested that Chabahar Port should be located in the North-South International Corridor to provide safe and unhindered access to the sea for Central Asian countries. 219

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