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The Japanese leader has reaffirmed his country’s resolve to contribute to de-escalation of regional tensions at a meeting with Iran’s president.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on ways to ease regional tensions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Japanese counterpart Tarō Kōno and Libyan top diplomat Mohamed Taher Siala in the city of Yokohama.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country welcomes continued consultations with Tokyo on bilateral relations and regional issues.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Tehran, meeting the highest-ranking Iranian official in an historic visit, when two oil tankers – one of them belonging to Japan – were attacked in the Sea of Oman.
A Japanese ship operator has dismissed the US CENTCOM's claim that the oil tanker operated by Japan, which caught fire in the Sea of Oman on Thursday morning, was damaged by a limpet mine linked to Iranian elements.
Japan says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will convey the result of his meeting with Iranian leaders to US President Donald Trump during the upcoming G20 Summit.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Islamic Republic will not hold negotiations with the “dishonest” US president, and will progress despite Washington’s sanctions.
The visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran amid the current heightened tensions in Iran-US relations serves as a reminder of a historic move by Japan’s government in the years after the World War II to circumvent the brutal sanctions imposed by the Great Britain on Iran’s national oil industry, an op-ed by Iranian newspaper Shargh said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a joint press conference on Wednesday during the latter's historic visit to Tehran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saadabad Palace in northern Tehran.
Iran’s ambassador to Japan says Tokyo needs to get more powers from the United States if it really seeks to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington.
Iran says the upcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran can be successful if efforts are made to return Washington to the Iran nuclear deal and remove sanctions on Tehran.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s upcoming visit to Tehran with the aim of calming tensions between Iran and the US is far beyond just a political stride for Tokyo as the East Asian economic power has a lot at stake in the Persian Gulf region, a senior Iranian analyst says.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has expressed hope that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will help reduce tensions in the Middle East region during his visit to Tehran later this month.
As the Japanese leader is expected to make a landmark visit to Iran next week, Iranian lawmakers remain pessimistic about the US push for negotiations with the Islamic Republic and consider any interaction with Washington as a nonstarter.