• search

India commmitted to make IPI pipeline a reality: PM

Written by: Staff
|

New Delhi, Aug 23 (UNI) Reaffirming India's committment to making the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project a reality, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said New Delhi was determined to strengthen its relations with Tehran as the two countries had civilisational ties for several centuries.

''New Delhi would pursue the Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline and work to make it a reality,'' he said in the Lok Sabha, during his reply to a debate on the Indo-US nuclear deal.

On the controversy relating to Iran's nuclear ambitions, he said that of late, there has been a positive realisation that coercive methods were not desirable and the problem could be resolved only through dialogue.

''While Tehran has all the privileges of a signatory country to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT), it also has to honour the obligations that go with it,'' he said.

UNI SN vd GC2107

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more