A day after the Donald Trump Administration of the United States allowed India and seven other countries to buy oil from Iran after it reimposes sanctions on it from November 5, Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “forceful campaign” in convincing the US authorities.
”India got its way mainly due to a forceful campaign by PM Modi,” the Oil Minister said on Saturday.
“Hon’ble Prime Minister’s forceful campaign has been that you can’t ignore interests of consuming countries. Understanding the geopolitical situation, India has been able to get its way. The US has given a waiver to some countries including India,” Pradhan said on the sidelines of an agreement signing event between CSC e-Governance Services and oil marketing companies — BPCL, India Oil and HPCL. Read more