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KIRAN SHARMA, Nikkei staff writer February 17, 2018 23:16 JST | India
NEW DELHI -- India and Iran on Saturday signed nine pacts, the most consequential of which will allow India to lease part of the strategic Chabahar port, near the mouth of the Gulf of Oman.
The agreements came after "substantive" and "productive" talks between visiting President Hassan Rouhani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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