Challenges in Relation Of India – Iran
✓European sanctions linked to human rights and US sanctions linked to terrorism are still in place.
✓Embargoes on the sales and exports of conventional weapons and ballistic missile technology also remain.
✓US administration under president Trump has been dissatisfied with the nuclear agreement or JCPOA, lifting sanctions on Iran.
✓Iran’s rivalry with its Arab neighbours i.e Saudi Arabia, UAE etc. and its confrontation with Israel remain a key issue for regional stability.
✓The Chinese are building a refinery in Chabahar Free Trade Zone, and Iran has also joined China’s OBOR.