EghtesadOnline: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran in June for talks with Iranian officials to help ease escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran, government sources said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union and Japan on Thursday reiterated their support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the formal name of Iran’s nuclear deal, despite mounting pressure from the US on the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: Tariffs on steel, threats of car import levies and intense pressure for a two-way economic deal: despite warm personal ties, U.S. President Donald Trump is giving Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a decidedly tough time on trade.
EghtesadOnline: Ivanka Trump lauded the Japanese government’s efforts to increase female workforce participation during a speech in Tokyo on Friday, giving a high-profile boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Womenomics” initiative.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to purchase U.S. military equipment to create jobs in America after telling business leaders that Japan had an unfair advantage on trade.
EghtesadOnline: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s gamble on an early election may have just won him a chance to lead Japan through 2021.
EghtesadOnline: A landslide election victory for Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent the yen down and stocks in Tokyo higher, with the path paved for a continuation of loose monetary policy.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would dissolve parliament’s lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance toward a volatile North Korea and rebalance the social security system.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Tuesday that Japan’s firm support or the landmark nuclear deal helps strengthen regional peace and stability.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump by phone and said that in face of an “escalating” situation with North Korea that close cooperation between their countries and South Korea was needed.