India, Iran and Afghanistan ink trade corridor pact4 min read 23 May 2016, 01:14 PM IST
Signed during PM Narendra Modi's Iran visit, the pact will open an alternative trade route for Kabul, bypassing Pakistan
New Delhi: India, Iran and Afghanistan on Monday signed a trilateral connectivity pact that will potentially open up an alternative route to world markets for Afghanistan. For India and Iran, it offers a strategic advantage as Pakistan has restricted Afghanistan’s trade with India by not fulfilling the terms of a previous land route agreement.
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