Tehran, Delhi and Kabul ink key trilateral deal

Tehran, Delhi and Kabul ink key trilateral deal

Iran, India and Afghanistan have signed a landmark trilateral accord in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

The key trilateral deal to establish a strategic international transit route known as the Chabahar agreement was signed in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Tehran on Monday.

The Iranian president told a press briefing that the deal sends the message that countries regional nations can make progress through cooperation and tapping into opportunities.

Rouhani said cooperation between Tehran, New Delhi and Kabul serves the interests of the entire region.

He also emphasized that Chabahar port epitomizes such cooperation.

Elsewhere in his remarks, the Iranian president also stressed that the event marks a historic occasion with regard to the relationship between the three countries.

In recent months, several head of states and senior officials from various countries have visited Tehran and showed their interest to invest in a range of development projects in Iran.

It is worthy to mention that Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic through his speeches and messages on various occasion emphasized the need to maintain amicale bilateral ties with all nations, especially the developing countries.


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