India–Iran relations - Wikipedia
of India-Iran relations over the years to analyze the factors and .. backtracked from the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project which had been under. With the creation of Pakistan in , India and Iran lost the geographical The Cold War saw a period of turbulent relations between the two countries, of its plans to resurrect the Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project. Dubbed the "peace pipeline," the Iran–Pakistan–India (IPI) gas pipeline would traverse over 2, kilometers (1, miles) from Iran's South Pars gas field in the.
I hope India joins us in making clear our collective concerns about Iran's nuclear programme".
Appraising of the situation vis-a-vis Iran, a senior US official told the New York Times that The Indians are emerging from their non-aligned status and becoming a global power, and they have to begin to think about their responsibilities. They have to make a basic choice. Our beef with Iran is not the pipeline".
India alone plans to invest 20 Billion US dollars towards development of Chabahar port. Iran plans to use Chabahar for trans-shipment to Afghanistan and Central Asia, while keeping the port of Bandar Abbas as a major hub mainly for trade with Russia and Europe.
IRAN PAKISTAN INDIA GAS PIPELINE PROJECT
India, Iran and Afghanistan have signed an agreement to give Indian goods, heading for Central Asia and Afghanistan, preferential treatment and tariff reductions at Chabahar. Iran is, with Indian aid, upgrading the Chabahar-Milak road and constructing a bridge on the route to Zaranj. The Chabahar port project is Iran's chance to end its US-sponsored economic isolation and benefit from the resurgent Indian economy.
A strategic partnership between India, Iran and Russia is intended to establish a multi-modal transport link connecting Mumbai with St Petersburg, providing Europe and the former Soviet republics of Central Asia access to Asia and vice versa.
The route primarily involves moving freight from IndiaIranAzerbaijan and Russia via ship, rail and road. The government of Iran responded positively to the proposal.
At the annual conference of the International Association of Energy EconomicsArdekani backed Pachauri's proposal. This agreement foresaw construction of a pipeline from South Pars gas field to Karachi in Pakistan. Later Iran made a proposal to extend the pipeline from Pakistan into India.
PressTV-Indians push for undersea gas pipeline from Iran
In Februarya preliminary agreement between Iran and India was signed. The report highlighted benefits of the pipeline to Pakistan, India and Iran. Khaledi, in a letter to the Pakistan government expressed concern over the delay in the start of the Pakistani portion of the pipeline.Hassan Rouhani India Visit - India gets Chabahar port from Iran - 9 MoU signed- Current Affairs 2018
He said that after a government-to-government agreement between the two countries, they were supposed to select entities for the construction of the latter part of the pipeline. Pakistan still hasn't officially nominated Tadbir Energy and local sub-contractors to begin work on the Pakistani half of the pipeline.
The premier also stated that his government is planning to commit to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project as well. The Pakistani Officials assured their Iranian counterparts that project would continue despite "external pressure". Pakistan will face the penalty if it failed to lay its side of pipeline till December Analysts however points at Saudi Arabia 's pressure to not to carry out the project.
If canceling the project, Pakistan would receive assistance from the United States for construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal and importing electricity from Tajikistan through Afghanistan 's Wakhan Corridor.