Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday had a telephonic conversation with Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi. The two leaders discussed matters of bilateral and regional importance.
The two leaders reiterated their commitment to further strengthen bilateral cooperation including full potential of Chabahar Port as a connectivity hub.
Modi highlighted that India-Iran relationship is underpinned by close historic and civilisational connections, including strong people to people contacts.
They also discussed cooperation at multilateral forums including expansion of BRICS and looked forward to their meeting on the margins of forthcoming BRICS summit in South Africa.