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Episode 345 May 15, 2019

How India is affected by rising US-Iran tensions

As tensions escalate between US and Iran, India finds itself in a tough diplomatic situation it must expertly negotiate out of. Just yesterday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with our External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed the US’ decision to end exemption from sanctions on Iran’s crude oil. In this episode, Shubhajit Roy, who reports on matters of foreign affairs for the Indian Express, joins us to discuss three things- what happened at this meeting, how India is attempting to negotiate with both US and Iran and whether we will see the nuclear deal being re-negotiated anytime soon.

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How India is affected by rising US-Iran tensionsAs tensions escalate between US and Iran, India finds itself in a tough diplomatic situation it must expertly negotiate out of. Just yesterday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with our External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed the US' decision to end exemption from sanctions on Iran's crude oil. In this episode, Shubhajit Roy, who reports on matters of foreign affairs for the Indian Express, joins us to discuss three things- what happened at this meeting, how India is attempting to negotiate with both US and Iran and whether we will see the nuclear deal being re-negotiated anytime soon. Additional link - https://bit.ly/2VYHkpz You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on www.indianexpress.com/audio.