Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicJavad Zarif

Topic: Javad Zarif

Chabahar Port is not against China or Gwadar, Iran FM Javad Zarif says

At the Raisina Dialogue, Zarif said the Chabahar project will move since India, Pakistan, China and Iran all have a ‘shared interest’ in Afghanistan.

Iran’s foreign minister strikes conciliatory tone on US

Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday said his country is willing to return to full compliance if President-elect Joe Biden lifts the crushing sanctions ordered by Donald Trump.

Jaishankar in Iran as India’s worried about China deal & Beijing ‘grabbing’ Chabahar Port

Foreign Minister Jaishankar met his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif amid concerns over alliance proposed by Iran, which will include China, Turkey, Russia & Pakistan.

India big country, should play role in defusing tension with US: Iran minister Javad Zarif

430 India cities held commemoration meetings after Soleimani killing, US should understand our reach, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says at Raisina Dialogue.

Interested in diplomacy, not in negotiating with US: Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif

Javad Zarif's comments come at a time the focus is on Iran and US over the confrontation following General Qassem Soleimani's assassination.

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif lands in India today for ‘gentle push’ on oil imports

Javad Zarif’s India trip comes amid tensions between Tehran and Washington over the killing of senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike. 

This is no time for the US to snub Iran’s foreign minister

For the first time in years, Iran’s foreign minister might actually matter. The US couldn’t have picked a worse moment to make him a persona non grata.

US sanctions on Iran’s Javad Zarif is either a masterstroke or a blunder

US President Trump's North Korea strategy of waging an economic war first and then charming leaders during negotiations won't work for Iran if its chief negotiator is sanctioned.

India tells Iran that decision on oil imports will be taken after elections

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif that India will take the decision based on ‘energy security and economic interests’.

Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif in India to boost ties, days after halt on oil purchase

Ahead of a meeting with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif described India as 'one of our most important partners'.

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.