Foreign Secretary's visit to Iran, 2-3 February 2010

Foreign Secretary's visit to Iran, 2-3 February 2010

Mrs. Nirupama Rao, Foreign Secretary, Government of India, accompanied by Mr. Y.K. Sinha, Joint Secretary (PAI) visited Tehran on 2-3 February  2010 for the 7th round of Foreign Office Consultations/Strategic Dialogue at the invitation of her counterpart H.E. Dr. Mohammad Ali Fathollahi, Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia & Oceania of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

During her stay in Tehran, she called on H.E. Manouchehr Mottaki, Foreign Minister of Iran; H.E. Dr. Seyed Shamseddin Hosseini, Minister for Economy and Finance and H.E. Dr. Saeed Jalili, Secretary, Supreme National Security Council.

Foreign Secretary held extensive discussions on bilateral relations with her Iranian interlocutors.  It was agreed that the next meeting of the India-Iran Joint Commission will be held in New Delhi at an early date. She also exchanged views with the Iranian side on the regional situation, including on Afghanistan, the menace of cross-border terrorismand other matters of regional and global relevance.



03 February 2010

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