Reuters: India, Iran sign pact during Rouhani visit on leasing port17 February 2018 | 18:34 | FOCUS News Agency
The $85 million project, just 90 km from the China-sponsored Gwadar port in Pakistan, creates a transit route between India, Iran and Afghanistan, bypassing Pakistan.
India is trying to develop Chabahar as a way to gain access to the markets of central Asia as well as Afghanistan.
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