India signed a tripartite agreement with Iran and Afghanistan earlier this year to develop the Iranian port into a transit hub bypassing Pakistan.
By Koushik Das
Putting an end to all speculation, Japan has agreed to help India develop the strategically important Chabahar port of Iran.
On Friday, Tokyo accepted Tehran’s proposal to improve connectivity (jointly with India) in the Persian Gulf region, with senior Regional Co-ordinator of the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Southwest Division Masayuki Taga saying: “In principle, we are interested in improving connectivity.”
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Security and Risk Report 15/03/23
MAST’s security report issue 365 is available to read now. In the Gulf of Guinea, two incidents have been reported in the period observed. Nigeria’s