US expects India to play key role in sanctions against Iran
Washington, Apr 3 (PTI) Sending a "strong signal" to countries engaged in business dealings with Iran that they may face ramifications, the US has asked India and other emerging powers to play a key role in galvanising the global community for imposing sanctions against Tehran over its nuclear issue.
"We are expecting everyone, particularly, emerging powers to play a significant role in this (issue)," Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, P J Crowley, told reporters, when asked about the latest Indian move to resume talks with Iran for a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline project.
His comments came a day after Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert Blake warned all countries against engaging in transactions with Iran.
Pakistan and Iran have already inked an agreement on the gas pipeline project two weeks ago.
"We have a broad-based dialogue with both India and Pakistan.