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US, India Convergence On Chabahar-Afghanistan ‘Corridor’ Amid Divergence On Iran Oil

IRSHAD SALIM (JUL 2, 2018): US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on June 27 told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Washington would back his country’s plan to develop the Iranian seaport of Chabahar to open up a trade route to Afghanistan and Central Asia. Former US Secretary Rex Tillerson had indirectly said something similar, but this would mean more coming from Haley, who’s close to Trump, tweeted Washington-based South Asia analyst Michael Kugelman. “We realize we’re threading a needle when we do that,” said Haley in theRead More