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India to decide on resuming Iranian oil buy after Lok Sabha polls: Report

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held talks on the issue with Sushma Swaraj

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  in New Delhi on Tuesday 	Photo: PTI
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi on Tuesday Photo: PTI

India told Iran on Tuesday it will decide on its imports after elections end this month, in line with its economic interests, a government source said.

Iran's Foreign Minister held talks on the issue with Sushma Swaraj during a visit to New Delhi. India has suspended imports of Iranian from May because of renewed on Iran.

"On purchase of from Iran, EAM (External Affairs Minister) reiterated the position that a decision will be taken after the elections keeping in mind our commercial considerations, energy security and economic interests," a government source said.

First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 19:18 IST
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