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India’s new Chabahar port deal with Iran will become a hub of economic activity which will grant India economic access to Russia, Central Asia and Afghanistan, Iranian analyst and vice-president of the Iran and Eurasia Research Center (IRAS) Mandana Tishyar told Sputnik.
It would allow India to build a port in Iran. The agreement took place despite U.S. warnings against deals with Iran before the nuclear agreement is reached before the deadline on June 30.
the port will benefit not only Iran, but also the entire region as part of Russia, India and Iran’s “North-South” transport corridor project. The project is parallel to China’s East-West Silk Road.
By VK Shashikumar
Issue Net Edition | Date : 01 Oct , 2011
The Zaranj-Delaram highway in Afghanistan built by India and handed over to the Afghan government on January 22, 2009 is now under Taliban control. Within two years of the commissioning of this strategic highway, Taliban effectively dominates this road link, which has in turn allowed it to take control of the Nimroz province.
Chabahar port history
The port of Chabahar is located in the south of Sistan and Baluchistan Province. Because of its establishments and ease of access to ocean as well as Oman Sea and Persian Gulf, long ago it was the centre of business, trade and navigation.
The master plan of the port of Chabahar was brought up in 1973, and its related contracts were signed with contractors. But for some reasons this plan was delayed after the Islamic Revolution, because of financial resources deficiencies. A part of this plan that contains quick berth and breakwater was started and finished
originally posted by: biggilo
This path India are walking down, where will it end? India are constantly siding with our enemies so maybe we should start thinking of India as an enemy?