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Govt Looks to Resume Iran and Venezuela Oil Imports Under Joe Biden, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

A file photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

A file photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

In a response to a question about his expectations for the resumption of oil imports from Iran and Venezuela under a Biden presidency, Dharmendra Pradhan said that as a buyer the government would like to have more buying places.

India wants to diversify its oil imports, including the resumption of supplies from Iran and Venezuela, after Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

“As a buyer I would like to have more buying places. I should have more destinations to go for purchasing (oil),” Pradhan said in response to a question about his expectations for the resumption of oil imports from Iran and Venezuela under a Biden presidency.

first published:December 02, 2020, 12:39 IST