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Oil Minister Aghazadeh In India For Talks On Gas Pipeline

Iranian Oil Minister Gholamreza Aghazadeh was in India on 16 November fortalks with India's Petroleum Secretary, Mr. T.N.R. Rao, on the construction of anatural gas pipeline that would run from Iran's Qeshm Island to India. The talksare a follow-up to a meeting covering the subject in Tehran last July.

The Iran-India pipeline would compete with a planned gas pipeline runningfrom Oman to Gujarat, India....