SYNOPSIS: H.I.M. The Shah of Iran, received at the Niavarah Palace in Tehran Thursday the?
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Background: SYNOPSIS: H.I.M. The Shah of Iran, received at the Niavarah Palace in Tehran Thursday the Indian Foreign Minister Swaran Singh, Leading an economic delegation to Iran, Singh had lunch with the Shah and his Court Minister, Assadolah Alam.
In an interview earlier Singh said that efforts for securing collective security in Asia were bearing fruit. He added that he agreed entirely with Iran's proposal to declare Asia a neutral region and bring about cooperation among the region's countries for ensuring its security. Such a cooperation included economic and technological collaboration, he pointed out. He said he was against military ???ses in the region, especially if they are so be set up by the Great Powers.
In connection with his talks in the framework of the Irano-Indian Economic Commission he said that India needed Iran's oil and washappy that Iran was supplying oil to India. He added that in the second round of the Commission's discussions, joint ventures by the two countries would be taken up.