Q. Consider the following statements with respect to Chabahar Port:
1.It is the only port of Iran with the direct access to ocean.
2.The port is strategically important for India as it will help to boost ties with the Central Asian Countries.
3.It is located in the Gulf of Aden.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?:

[A] 1 and 3 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Statement 1: Iran has around 26 ports but Chabahar port is the only port which has direct access with the Ocean.

Statement 2: The development of Chabahar port will help India strategically to boost its ties with the Central Asian countries by providing trade route and bypassing the route from Pakistan.

Statement 3: The statement is incorrect. It is located in Gulf of Oman.

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/explained-reinvigorating-the-chabahar-port/article65802514.ece