External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar (File Photo: IANS)

Prepared to deal with impact of US decision to end waiver for importing Iran oil: India

New Delhi: India on Tuesday said it is “adequately prepared” to deal with the impact of the US decision to end waiver for importing oil from Iran and that it will continue to work with Washington and other partner countries to find “all possible ways” to protect its energy and economic security interests. “Government has noted […]

Iran President Hassan Rouhani (File Photo)

No oil will go through Persian Gulf if US targets Iranian sales: Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Tehran (3 Min Read) : Accusing the US of trying to push India away from Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Washington cannot stop Tehran from exporting oil and warned that no crude will be exported from the Persian Gulf if Iranian oil sales were blocked. The US has re-imposed its unilateral […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (File Photo)

India expected to get waiver from US sanctions against oil importers

United Nations : US President Donald Trump is expected to grant India an exemption from the sanctions against buying oil from Iran when the waivers will be announced on November 5. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the administration was giving six-month waivers to eight countries that he did not name. Pompeo […]

India has signed a $5.4 billion deal for supply of S-400 Triumf long-range surface-to-air missile system with Russia this month

India buying Iran oil, Russian weaponry not helpful: US

Washington :  India’s plans to continue buying oil from Iran and its purchase of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia is “not helpful” and the US administration “reviews that very carefully”, the State Department said, indicating possible action by Washington. The Department had earlier asked countries buying crude oil from Iran to cut imports to […]