"We don't make our foreign policy under pressure from other countries", she said, adding that New Delhi only honors sanctions imposed collectively by members of the United Nations. Iran is India's third-largest oil supplier.
Swaraj later met Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif, where they discussed Trump's plan to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Parties involved in the nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) "should engage constructively for peaceful resolution of the issues that have arisen with respect to the agreement", it said.
Expediting the formation of a mechanism to withstand USA sanctions, India and Iran have discussed various options, including Rupee-Rial trade, so that bilateral trade between the two countries continues without a blip.
Indian refiners had slashed purchases of Iranian crude to about half their previous levels when the United Nations, European Union and USA imposed a broad array of economic sanctions against Tehran.
The State Department also is scrambling to respond to Iran's efforts by building a counter-coalition aimed at isolating Tehran and any nation that works with Iran to skirt new US sanctions, USA officials told the Washington Free Beacon.
Swaraj said New Delhi's position was independent of any other country.
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Beijing, which is Iran's top trade partner and one of the biggest buyers of its oil, has signalled that it intends to keep working with the Islamic regime despite the United States move.
According to the MEA, India-Iran bilateral trade during the 2016-17 fiscal year totaled US$12.89 billion.
"Fruitful visit to India, building on achievements of President Rouhani's state visit in February". It may be noted that India has concluded the Rs 40,000 crore deal with Russian Federation to procure S-400 air defence system.
What's more of a puzzle, though, is why they continue to support Venezuela.
The port is being touted as a way for India to establish trade routes that bypass rival Pakistan.
India's is among the fastest-growing economies in the world (projected to grow 7% this year), with a gross domestic product in nominal terms for 2017, according to the International Monetary Fund, of $2.6 trillion- slightly more than that of France (as well as exceeding that of Italy, Brazil and Russian Federation!).
India and China have already vowed to continue purchasing Iranian crude oil, despite the Trump administration's crackdown.