Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani, in a meeting with Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has called for further use of the rial and rupee in bilateral trade transactions.


During the meeting, Shamkhani and Doval discussed economic, political, and security issues concerning Iran and India as well as the most important regional and international developments.

Shamkhani said using national currencies in bilateral trade between Iran with India would help the two countries reach their joint economic objectives.