Iran, India Open New Chapter in Relations after JCPOA
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Iran and India are going through a new stage in their bilateral relations. The two countries, which have maintained cordial relations characterized by low tension in the past centuries, are now opening a new chapter, whose impact can even transcend the limits of their bilateral ties.
A Glimpse on International Oil Markets
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Though, the importance of Middle East and its rich oil resources and in spite of developing new sources of energy in other parts of the world, US and other major oil consumers will not easily leave this important and strategic region alone. As already mentioned, since the world oil markets are the most unstable one, so all oil rich regions of the world are always vitally needed for the consumers, particularly those in the West.
Indo-Iran Energy Diplomacy Moving Forward
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Sanjay Kumar Kar
Indo-Iran renewed mutual interest revolves around energy, especially oil and gas diplomacy. In the past India’s interest has suffered from many reasons beyond bilateral relationship with Iran. Chinese support for reviving Iran-Pakistan (IP) pipeline after India’s reduced interest in the earlier planned Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline makes Tehran as the hottest place for energy diplomacy. India’s strategic interest in Iran is quite evident from Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s visit in May 2016.
Iran and Russia in Post-JCPOA Era
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The implementation of Iran's nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries, which is known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and removal of sanctions imposed on Iran is an issue, which will affect Iran's relations with many states. As a result, economic relations between Iran and the Russian Federation have been offered with many new opportunities in post-JCPOA era and the deal will be an end to an eight-year period in which trade exchanges between the two countries were in decline.
The Coast of Makran: An Arena for Rivalry among Powers
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
At any rate, China’s powerful presence in the Gwadar port and India’s willingness for powerful presence in Iran’s Chabahar port have provided both Iran and Pakistan with an exceptional opportunity to take advantage of this presence to boost their national and regional development and connect Central Asia, South Asia, the Arab Middle East and the coasts of Africa along the Indian Ocean in favor of all nations situated in these regions. The requisite to take correct and timely advantage of the existing conditions along the Makuran coast is partnership, not rivalry.
The East Will Continue to Remain Iran’s Friend
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Such factors as common economic interests between these countries and Iran, absence of political obstacles, and the growing position of key Asian countries in global economy provide powers in this region with important opportunities to maintain their status as Iran’s major partners in trade and investment under post-sanctions conditions.
Modi and Ghani in Tehran to Promote Relations with Iran
Monday, May 23, 2016
The concurrent visits to Iran by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani have raised the possibility that a trilateral agreement for the development of Iran’s Chabahar port city, which is located along the Makran coast, will be signed during these visits. Of course, this project is not the sole driving force for the expansion of regional relations among the Islamic Republic of Iran, India and Afghanistan. There are also more favorable grounds for regional cooperation among these countries, which include, among other things, the North-South Transportation Corridor.
Iran and India, Two Big Powers in West Asia
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Iran and India are two important and effective countries in West Asia with common bilateral, regional and international interests and more proximity between positions and viewpoints of these two major Asian powers can have many benefits for the international system under the current hectic political conditions in the world.