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.
EghtesadOnline: Japan will not join a US-led security mission to purportedly protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, but will consider deploying its naval force independently, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday Tokyo will continue to work for Middle East stability.
EghtesadOnline: Senior Iranian and Japanese officials met in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, on Tuesday to discuss Middle East security and latest developments in diplomatic efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal following the US exit.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to set off on a tour of China, Japan and Malaysia at the head of a delegation on Sunday as part of an initiative to pursue “proactive” and “balanced” diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: The 26th round of Tehran-Tokyo political consultations was held in the Iranian capital on Saturday between Japan's Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Mori and his Iranian counterpart, Abbas Araqchi.
EghtesadOnline: In an apparent tit-for-tat move, South Korea said Monday it will remove Japan from its "whitelist" of trusted trade partners, an act that risks further exacerbating tensions between the two US allies.