India hopeful of resolving both Iranian, Russian sanctions issue: Navtej Singh Sarna, Indian ambassador to US

India hopeful of resolving both Iranian, Russian sanctions issue: Navtej Singh Sarna, Indian ambassador to US

The Indian Ambassador to the US, Navtej Singh Sarna   has exuded confidence that the two major issues of Iranian and Russian sanctions that have become an irritant in the Indo-US relationship would be sorted out soon.

Referring to a series of recent topics, including the Iranian sanctions under which India is required to stop its import of oil from Iran by November, Mr. Sarna said both the issues can be amicably resolved through dialogue.

Speaking at the inaugural Annual Leadership summit of the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum, he said, relationship between the India and USA has seen a “steady upward graph”, and expressed hope that both sides would find a way to resolve the thorny issues.

Pointing out the development of Chabahar port by India in Iran, the top Indian diplomat said the US would have an interest in having that port open.

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