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Iranian Foreign Minister on two-day visit to India

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Iranian Mohammad Javad is scheduled to arrive here on Monday night for a two-day official visit.

will meet at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan in on Tuesday.

The meeting comes amid the heightened diplomatic tension between and the after announced that no fresh sanction waivers will be issued for Iranian imports to eight countries including

and are currently the largest importers of Iranian Three of the eight countries who received the waivers -- including Greece, Italy, and -- have already reduced their Iranian imports to zero.

On Sunday, Iranian had said that the country could be under worse economic conditions than during the 1980-88 war with Iraq, due to 'unprecedented pressure' from International sanctions.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 22:15 IST