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Iran trying to get India LNG deal passed: Official

Iran is trying its best to get a deal to sell LNG to India ratified by the Tehran cabinet's council of economy as soon as possible.

india Updated: Dec 29, 2005 13:12 IST
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Iran is trying its best to get a deal to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India ratified by the Tehran cabinet's council of economy as soon as possible, Iran's deputy oil minister said on Thursday.

Mohammad Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian was speaking at a news conference in New Delhi.

India and Iran have signed a preliminary agreement for imports of 5 million tonnes of LNG to India.

First Published: Dec 29, 2005 12:36 IST