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Iran knocked four-times champions Japan out of the 2023 Asian Cup with a 2-1 victory in their quarter-final clash after skipper Alireza Jahanbakhsh converted a penalty in stoppage time at Education City Stadium in Qatar on Saturday.
Japan’s embassy in Tehran has issued a statement to offer condolences over the death of Ali Mohammad Ashkboos, an Iranian dubbing artist who portrayed a character in a popular Japanese anime football series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’s foreign minister has offered condolences over the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, condemning the terror attack.
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.
Defense ministers of Iran and Japan have held a video call where they called for expansion of cooperation between Tehran and Tokyo.
The Iranian president has in separate messages congratulated the Japanese emperor and prime minister on the country’s national day.
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'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.
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.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Iran is ready for a good, durable and reliable agreement in the Austrian capital Vienna.
Japan’s Ambassador to Tehran Ikawa Kazutoshi has said Tokyo is ready to expand cooperation with Iran .
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.
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 Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Tehran.
Iran’s embassy in Tokyo says Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is going to visit Tehran in the near future.