Commentary of the Week... IPP Talks Move Forward As Islamabad Vows To Stick With Iran Read the full story here → Talks around the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline are moving forward with Islamabad vowing to ignore the latest raft of US sanctions. Simon Watkins reports What: Discussions between Iran and Pakistan are restarting surrounding the IP gas pipeline. Why: Iran is seeking new export routes and ties remain close with Pakistan despite the latest raft of US sanctions. What next: The Iranian section of the conduit has been built, but the Pakistani section has not yet been started. Top-level discussions will look to bring progress.