Iranian FM postpones visit to India

July 19, 2006 10:18

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has postponed his two-day visit to India because of the escalating conflict in the Middle East, the Indian government said Wednesday. Mottaki was due to arrive in New Delhi on Wednesday and was expected to discuss with Indian leaders a proposed pipeline that would deliver Iranian gas to Pakistan and India, the Foreign Ministry said in statement. The two sides were also expected to discuss Teheran's nuclear program, the statement said, adding that the visit would be rescheduled.

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