Jul. 8, 2021

Raisi meets India's chief diplomat amid violence in Afghanistan

Iran/Diplomacy

The story: Iranian president-elect Ebrahim Raisi has met with India's minister of external affairs to discuss economic ties, regional security, and Afghanistan. With less than a month until his inauguration, the meeting marked Raisi’s first meeting with a visiting foreign dignitary since his June 18 election. In this vein, it could be read as a signal that the conservative cleric is set to prioritize a "Look to the East" strategy.

The coverage: According to the semi-official Tasnim News Agency, Indian chief diplomat Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was in Tehran on July 7 to deliver a message from India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Raisi—including an invite to New Delhi...

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