The meeting was led by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi and Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale.
The two sides discussed a broad range of issues such as bilateral
ties, and regional and international developments, while also reviewing
the roadmap of bilateral relationship for the next year.
Both sides expressed satisfaction over positive effects of using
national currencies and also over the increased volume of trades between
the two countries in the past year, highlighting the need to further
expand ties in areas such as trade, transportation, science and
technology, industry, communications, banking, insurance, and
Elsewhere in the meeting, Araghchi said that the issue of Kashmir
should be resolved through peaceful approaches and dialogue between
India and Pakistan. Pointing to the history of the Iranian nation’s
relations with Muslims in Kashmir, he hoped that rights of these Muslims
would be respected and the imposed limitations on them would be