Exclusive: Iran and India finalize railroad deal

Exclusive: Iran and India finalize railroad deal

December 1, 2014

Interview with Akbar Torkan, senior economic advisor to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani. Torkan revealed the new railway will provide India a gateway to trade in Afghanistan and Central Asian markets without having goods cross Pakistani territory. Iran will benefit economically from sharing the infrastructure for the project, which it can use to transport its own domestically mined iron ore.