Friday, March 24, 2023

Iran-Japan Relations

Japan’s ambassador recites Hafez poem ahead of Nouwruz

Japanese Ambassador to Tehran Aikawa Kazutoshi recites lyrics in a poem by ancient Persian lyric poet Hafez, to commemorate Persian New Year, Nowruz, which is just around the corner.

Iran invites Japanese investments in oil industry

Iran’s oil minister says the country is not waiting for the revival of the nuclear deal and is trying to attract foreign investments including those from Japan.

President Raisi: Iran-Japan ties can further expand

The Iranian president has hailed the long history of relations between Iran and Japan in various fields, saying the already cordial ties can be strengthened.

US sanctions reduce Iran-Japan trade by almost 80 percent: Ambassador

Japan’s Ambassador to Tehran Aikawa Kazutoshi says sanctions imposed by the United States have reduced bilateral trade between Tehran and Tokyo by almost 80 percent in the past several years.

Ex-president Rouhani: Japan’s Abe took ‘great strides’ in deepening Iran ties

The former Iranian president lauds Japan’s ex-premier Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated last week, for taking “great strides” in deepening relations between Tehran and Tokyo, expressing solidarity with the Japanese nation over the loss.

Iranian president joins world leaders in condemning Japan ex-PM’s assassination

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has offered his condolences to the people and government of Japan on the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday. He condemned the terror attack as inhumane.

Iran FM offers condolences following assassination of former Japanese PM

Iran’s foreign minister has offered condolences over the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, condemning the terror attack.

Iran condemns assassination attempt on Japan’s Abe

Iran has condemned an assassination attempt on former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe in a shooting on Friday morning in the Japanese city of Nara.

Iran defense minister: Foreign forces presence disruptive to regional security

Defense ministers of Iran and Japan have held a video call where they called for expansion of cooperation between Tehran and Tokyo.

Iranian president congratulates Japan’s National Day

The Iranian president has in separate messages congratulated the Japanese emperor and prime minister on the country’s national day.

Japan envoy: Hormozgan “attractive” for Japanese investors

Japan’s ambassador to Iran says investment in the solar energy, petrochemical and iron industries in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan is “very attractive” for Japanese companies.

Japan mulls resuming Iran oil imports, pending Vienna talks

Japan's oil giant Eneos Holdings Inc says it will consider resuming oil imports from Iran if an agreement to revive the 2015 nuclear deal is reached. The company has yet to start necessary preparations to that end.

President Raisi: US adherence to Trump’s policies main hurdle to Vienna talks

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says the US refusal to cease sticking to former president Donald Trump’s failed policies is the main hurdle to acceptable progress in the Vienna talks.

Iran FM: Tehran ready for reliable agreement in Vienna

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Iran is ready for a good, durable and reliable agreement in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Japanese ambassador to Tehran visits southern city of Ahvaz

Japan’s Ambassador to Tehran Ikawa Kazutoshi has said Tokyo is ready to expand cooperation with Iran .

Iran FM: We do not trust US and E3

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran has attended the Vienna talks with a firm resolve and a clear and logical agenda but we are not optimistic about the will and intention of the US and the European troika.

Japan gives Iran $6.3 million aid to fight Covid

The Japanese government has signed a $6.3 million grant agreement for joint projects with the World Health Organization in the Islamic Republic of Iran to demonstrate its continued solidarity with the Iranian people in the face of the Covid pandemic.

Delay in Release of Iranian Assets in Japan Not Justifiable: Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for the immediate release of Iran's frozen resources in Japan, noting that further delay in the release of the assets blocked in Japanese banks cannot be justified.

Iranian, Japanese Foreign Ministers Meet in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Tehran.

Japan FM to Visit Tehran in Near Future: Iranian Embassy

Iran’s embassy in Tokyo says Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is going to visit Tehran in the near future.

Iran, Japan Implement Prisoner Exchange Deal

Iran’s embassy in Tokyo says the first group of Iranian convicted prisoners in Japan have left for Tehran, as part of a previous prisoner exchange agreement with Japan.

Iranian, Japanese Foreign Ministers Hold Phone Talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Iran Congratulates Japan on National Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has, in separate messages to the prime minister and emperor of Japan, offered congratulations on Japan’s National Day.

Iran, Japan Defence Ministers Discuss Closer Cooperation

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi have held talks in a virtual meeting.

Iran to Attend Tokyo Int’l Art Fair Slated for March 2021

Several Iranian artists will take part in the 2021 edition of Tokyo International Art Fair, which is to be held in March 2021.

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