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A senior Iranian official has praised the promotion of Tehran-Tokyo relations during the tenure of Abe Shinzo as Japan’s prime minister.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed regret over the recent flood and landslide in Japan, which left dozens of people killed or missing and caused heavy damages.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Japan's Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori have held talks on a range of issues vie video conferencing.
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.
A former Iranian ambassador says the US administration is so obsessed with the plans for talks with Iran that entering direct negotiations with Tehran would be just as precious as winning the Nobel prize in the eyes of US President Donald Trump.
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration has made it clear that President Hassan Rouhani’s upcoming visit to Japan will have nothing to do with Washington’s eagerness to hold talks with Tehran.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Tokyo is in discussions about a visit to Japan by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this month, an attempt to try to ease tensions between Iran and the United States.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says Tehran will resume honouring its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal as soon as the sanctions are lifted.
Japan and Italy are to work together to reinforce the Ancient Persia Section of the National Museum of Iran.
Three unique murals by Iranian and Japanese artists have been donated to a famous museum in Tehran named after Reza Abbasi, a prominent artist of the Safavid era.