Iran Foreign Minister India Visit: There is a political ruckus in India over Nupur Sharma’s statement regarding Prophet Muhammad. But the Foreign Minister of Iran, who expressed diplomatic objections to Tehran on this matter, not only came to Delhi on a three-day visit to India, but also the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi (PM Modi) also came to meet.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted and expressed happiness over the courtesy meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdollahian. PM Modi said that in the conversation with the visiting leader, there was discussion on taking forward the age-old relationship between India and Iran. At the same time, he also emphasized that mutual relations have not only benefited both the countries, but have also strengthened regional security and prosperity.
Agreed on meeting with President Raisi
Earlier, the Iranian Foreign Minister also met the Foreign Minister of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar. During the bilateral talks, where the new roadmap of partnership between India and Iran was discussed. At the same time, issues of regional security including the situation in Afghanistan were also discussed. During this, an agreement on judicial cooperation was also signed between the two countries. Along with this, there was also talk on the early meeting of Prime Minister Modi and President Raisi.
Abdolahian also met Doval
Abdollahian also met India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. This is the first foreign minister-level visit to India after the government of President Raisi came to Iran. Abdollahian, who interacted with the media on reaching Delhi, said that the relations between India and Iran are moving in the right direction.
No talk on Nupur Sharma’s controversy
It should be noted that during the visit, the Iranian Foreign Minister neither said anything on the controversy over the former BJP spokesperson’s remarks on Prophet Mohammad, nor was it allowed to become a hindrance to bilateral relations. After meetings with the political leadership, the Iranian foreign minister left for Mumbai, where he would meet businessmen. At the same time, in the next leg of his India tour, Abdollahian will also meet religious leaders and academics in Hyderabad.