Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iran-Japan Relations

Japan Assures Iran of Efforts for Regional De-escalation

The Japanese leader has reaffirmed his country’s resolve to contribute to de-escalation of regional tensions at a meeting with Iran’s president.

Top Iranian, Japanese Diplomats Meet in NY

Foreign ministers of Iran and Japan have held a meeting on the sidelines of the 74th annual session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Iran FM, Japan PM Discuss De-Escalation of Tensions

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on ways to ease regional tensions.

Zarif Meets Japanese, Libyan Counterparts in Yokohama

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.

Iran FM to Visit China, Japan, Malaysia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to China, Japan, and Malaysia in East Asia at the head of a delegation, said Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi.

Iran, Japan Weigh Plans to Broaden Ties

Senior diplomats from Iran and Japan met in Tehran for a fresh round of bilateral political talks, including the approaches to close consultations between the two governments.

‘Iran Welcomes Continued Talks with Japan on Regional Issues’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country welcomes continued consultations with Tokyo on bilateral relations and regional issues.

Iran, Japan Hold Legal Consultations in Tokyo

Iran and Japan have held legal consultations in Tokyo, stressing the need to forge closer cooperation on major issues pertinent to international law.

Why Shinzo Abe’s Iran Visit Turned into Failure

It's been three weeks since the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran. However, observers are still wondering why the historic visit did not yield any desirable achievement.

Iran, Japan Discuss Nuclear Disarmament

Ranking diplomats from Iran and Japan have held consultations on the process of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

Shinzo Abe Well Knows Who’s to Blame for Tanker Attacks!

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.

Japan Disputes US Military’s Anti-Iran Accusations

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.

Abe to Brief Trump on Iran’s Response at G20 Summit: Exclusive

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.

Iran to Progress without Sitting for Talks with US: Leader to Abe

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.

Iran Leader, Japanese PM Abe Meet in Tehran

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a bilateral meeting on Thursday morning.

Abe’s Tehran Visit Reminiscent of Japan’s Historic Bypass of UK Bans

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.

Iran President, Japan PM Hold Joint Press Conference in Tehran

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.

Iran President Welcomes Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saadabad Palace in northern Tehran.

Japan PM in Tehran to Help Ease Iran-US Tension

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran to mediate between Iran and the US in the first-ever visit of a Japanese premier to Tehran since 1979.

Japan Needs More Powers from US If It Wants to Mediate: Iran

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.

US Return to JCPOA to Guarantee Success of Japan PM’s Iran Visit: Official

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.

‘Japan Needs to Calm US-Iran Tensions to Protect Its Economy’

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.

Iran Hopes Japan PM Helps Calm Mideast Tensions in Tehran Visit

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.

Iranian MPs Rule Out Talks with US Ahead of Abe’s Visit

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.

Three Points about Donald Trump’s Visit to Japan

US President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Japan and his meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as well as his statements in Tokyo about Iran contained new points which might not be noticed at first glance.

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