Oman, Iran, India discuss gas pipeline at trilateral meeting in New York

Energy Sunday 24/September/2017 21:50 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman, Iran, India discuss gas pipeline at trilateral meeting in New York

New York: Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs met at the premises of the Sultanate’s permanent mission in New York with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister and Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India.
The meeting aimed to enhance the relations among the three countries in economic field mainly in energy sector.
Iran’s foreign minister reaffirmed that the meeting has discussed the development of the relations and cooperation among the three countries, particularly that the three countries have solid relations with each other.
He also hoped that the three countries meet the energy needs of one another through import and export.
Yousuf bin Alawi stated that the meeting exchanged views on the ways of utilising and benefiting from Iran’s gas and the cooperation mechanisms to overcome the crossing of gas and oil pipelines through the deep waters in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean.
Responding to a question on the nuclear deal and the stance of the US president, Iran’s foreign minister said that the US president has taken a decision on the nuclear deal but has not revealed the same, however, all countries have agreed that the said nuclear deal represented a global achievement and not a bilateral one as it has been agreed upon by the UN Security Council and the international community.