Relations between India and Iran have mutually benefited the two countries and promoted regional security and prosperity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday after meeting Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Amir-Abdullahi. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said Modi stressed that the two countries should work to expedite exchanges in the post-Covid era. Abdullahiyan is on a three-day visit to India to further strengthen bilateral ties.
“Was happy to receive Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian for a useful discussion on the further development of Centuries-old civilizational links between India and Iran. Our relations have mutually benefited both the countries and have promoted regional security and prosperity,” the prime minister tweeted. Abdollahian called on Modi after holding wide-ranging talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
The PMO said the two leaders discussed ongoing bilateral cooperation initiatives. “Welcoming the dignitary, the prime minister warmly recalled the long-standing civilizational and cultural links between India and Iran,” it said. “The two leaders discussed ongoing bilateral cooperation initiatives. Prime Minister stressed that both countries should work to accelerate exchanges in the post-COVID era,” the PMO said.