India's strategic alliance with the US -- the arch-rival of both China and Iran -- has strained its relationship with Tehran, especially after the Trump administration killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Major General Qassem Soleimani and other top military leaders of Iran in an air strike in Baghdad in January this year.
The Chabahar port in Iran, which India is helping develop to access oil and gas resources in Central Asia, has seen very slow progress since.
The project is important to India as the port aims to offset the competition China poses with its Gwadar port built in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
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