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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called for easing of tensions in the world as all countries are struggling with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Foreign Ministers of Iran and Japan have held a telephone conversation in the early hours of the new Iranian year to discuss various issues, mainly the battle with the coronavirus and the need to lift the unilateral and illegal sanctions that the US has imposed on the Iranian people.
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has called for an immediate end to the presence of American forces in the region.
Iran’s government spokesman says Tehran’s goal is to get to a point where the US government lose more if it fails to negotiate with the Islamic Republic and lift its inhumane sanctions.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has hailed Japan's support for his Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE) initiative, saying that Tokyo has announced it is not going to join the US-led maritime coalition for regional security in the Persian Gulf.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says Tehran and Tokyo have agreed to stay in touch and keep up close consultations after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s landmark visit to Japan.
The Iranian president says Tehran has no problem holding talks with Washington on issues between the two sides.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who arrived in Tokyo on Friday morning, started his talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe behind closed doors.