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It was jointly inaugurated by Indian PM in New Delhi via video conferencing and Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickramasinghe in Jaffna.
The comments come ahead of 2+2 India US defence and foreign ministers meet in New Delhi on Sept 6 and India, Russia annual summit in October.
The 2+2 meet was to take place on 6th of July but was postponed since US Secy of state was to leave for Pyongyang
USA and France continue to strongly support India’s membership
'India’s bilateral relations with Iran stand on their own and are not influenced by India’s relations with any third country,' Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh said in written reply in the Lok Sabha
The development comes even as Pakistani military establishment has been trying to back terror elements in Pakistani political system