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India says it's free to decide on Iran oil imports


India is 'free to take its decisions' on importing oil from Iran despite economic sanctions by the US to thwart Tehran's alleged military nuclear programme, Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said on Thu

Iran key oil source, but it’s not only about oil: Krishna


Unwilling to capitulate entirely to US pressure to reduce its oil imports from Iran, India has once again affirmed that Iran is a 'key country' for its energy needs.

It has also said that where Iran

US sending envoy to help India cut Iran oil imports

The United States is sending a team of energy experts to help India reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, while acknowledging that New Delhi has cut back its oil imports from Tehran.

"We are working

India resists US pressure to restrict energy ties with Iran


Resisting US pressure to further scale down oil imports from sanction-hit Iran, India on Tuesday made it clear that it has to look at the issue involved beyond the energy trade as it has ‘vital’ secur

Iran import cut welcomes Hillary


Half the purpose of US secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s visit may have been served even before she sets foot in New Delhi — Iran is no longer the second-largest supplier of oil to India.


Hillary Clinton wants India to do more to cut Iranian oil purchases


US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday urged India to do ‘even more’ to cut its purchases of oil from sanctions-hit Iran to keep pressure on that country to to prove its nuclear programme is

U.S. seeks Indian assurance on Iran as Clinton visits


The United States will seek assurances that India will reduce its purchases of oil from sanctions-hit Iran during a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the South Asian giant this week, a se

India balances Iran trade visit and Clinton oil calls


India will walk a diplomatic tightrope next week as it plays host to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the same time as a large Iranian trade delegation visits seeking to circumvent tough U.S

Israeli nukes greatest threat to peace: Iran

A senior Iranian official has said that Israel's undeclared nuclear weapons pose the greatest threat to Mideast peace and accused the United States and other nuclear powers of hypocritically ignoring

Israeli ex-intel chief slams PM's Iran stance


The former head of Israel's Shin Bet security agency has accused the country's political leaders of exaggerating the effectiveness of a possible military attack on Iran, in a striking indication of Is

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