In the 9th Joint Consular Meeting between Iran and Japan’s foreign ministries in Tokyo, the two sides reaffirmed further expansion of bilateral relations, particularly on consular cooperation.
Asian imports of Iranian oil in March jumped 50% from a year earlier, as shipments to India and South Korea have risen since international sanctions were lifted on Iran.
[:es]Un diplomático iraní ha calificado a la visita del Presidente Hasan Rohani al sudeste de Asia como “restauradora de lazos con gran polo económico mundial.”
A bomb hit a military vehicle in Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday morning, but no one was killed or injured, according to Afghan officials.
In an Apr 24 meeting in Tehran, a South Korean delegation headed by the deputy minister of Trade, Industry and Energy stressed the continuation of talks on the expansion of nuclear cooperation with Iran.
Under a deal the Ahmadinejad government signed with the Chinese, the Chinese have been entrusted with holding Iran's assets.
South Korean companies will be able to carry out business with Iran in euros as early as next month, enabling the Asian country to cash in on new opportunities from lifting of sanctions on Tehran.
An official with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) said closer business ties with Iran following a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers would enable the city to tackle the downturn in the seaborne sector.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi in a meeting in Tehran discussed different avenues for the further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two Asian states.
Chinese, Indian, South Korean, Japanese and Turkish refiners have all extended their oil purchase contracts with Iran, said Ghamsari.