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SCO Summit: PM Modi to meet Iranian President

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will meet Iranian on the sidelines of the (SCO) Summit here on Friday, amid mounting tension in the

The meeting will be held against the backdrop of the US sanctions on as well as Tehran's partial withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA).

The US recently announced that no fresh sanction waivers will be issued to existing importers of Iranian oil, including

The issue had come up during a meeting between former External Affairs and Iranian Foreign during the latter's visit to last month. After the meeting, Swaraj had said that a decision on buying from will be taken after the

Modi had met Chinese Xi Jinping, Russian and President here on Thursday.

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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 11:47 IST