EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government hopes President Hassan Rouhani's upcoming visit to Japan to discuss Tokyo's peace initiative for the Middle East will help defuse tensions in the volatile region, the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian lawmakers underlined the significance of improving economic relations with Japan as the most important aspect of President Hassan Rouhani's possible visit to Tokyo this month.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Tokyo is in discussions about a possible visit to Japan by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani later this month, in an attempt to try to resolve Iran’s nuclear impasse with the United States.
EghtesadOnline: Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East will collaborate with Iran to hold training courses and seminars in the field of energy next year, the energy minister’s advisor for international affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: Presidential Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani is expected to visit Japan in the near future, as part of a tour that will also take him to Malaysia.
EghtesadOnline: Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, a conservative yet reform-minded leader whose impact is still felt to this day, died on Friday. He was 101.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Football Federation has been nominated for the best inspiring federation of the world in a competition with Japan and South Korea.
EghtesadOnline: Japan and France have proposed a joint plan to provide Iran with a loan of about $18.4 billion to be secured by oil if Tehran returns to full compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on its nuclear program, Japanese media reported.
EghtesadOnline: Japan said on Friday it will not join any US coalition to protect merchant vessels in Middle East waterways, but will instead send a separate force of ships and planes to guard ships supplying Japan from the key oil-producing region.
EghtesadOnline: Expansion of technological ties with developed countries has been high on the Iranian government’s agenda, because of which ties have been forged with Sweden and Japan.