Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August 5.
Chabahar port in Iran was initiated in 2003 as a way to bypass Pakistan and open Indian goods to markets in Afghanistan as Islamabad does not allow India access through its territory to Afghanistan.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Tehran. Amongst other issues, Chabahar port project was also discussed.
Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif.
The External Affairs Ministry said it is vital that the situation does not escalate further.
In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance sectors.
The 'Stena Impero'-a British-flagged tanker- was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard on Friday in a key shipping route in the Gulf.
We are ascertaining further details on the incident. Our Mission is in touch with the Government of Iran to secure the early release and repatriation of Indian nationals: MEA
The Iranian envoy also alluded to the possibility of using barter, rupee and European mechanisms for trade in oil with India and other countries to circumvent the US sanctions.
The sanctions cover Iran's banking and energy sectors and reinstate penalties for countries and companies in Europe, Asia and elsewhere that do not halt Iranian oil imports.
Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that two state refiners have placed orders for importing crude oil from Iran in November.
Earlier in the day, India and Iran signed nine Memorandums of Understanding (MoU)s following the delegation-level talks in the presence of PM Modi and Iranian President Rouhani.
The two leaders also deliberated on regional situations during their wide-ranging talks.
These monuments are popularly known as seven tombs and built in Iranian architecture style
This will be the first visit to India by Rouhani after taking charge as the Iranian president in August 2013.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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