US Exempts Iran’s Chabahar Port From Sanctions in Nod to Afghanistan

Chabahar Port

(From RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty)

The U.S. State Department says it is exempting Iran’s big port project in Chabahar from sanctions in recognition of its importance to landlocked Afghanistan.

President Donald Trump’s “South Asia strategy underscores our ongoing support of Afghanistan’s economic growth and development as well as our close partnership with India,” a State Department spokesman said on November 6.

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