EghtesadOnline: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who had tried to carve out a role mediating between Washington and Tehran, said on Monday he was “deeply worried” by tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape injustice in Japan, where he was on bail awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian Embassy in Japan emphasized that the presence of foreign forces will not guarantee stability in the Persian Gulf, calling on friendly countries such as Japan to support Iran's Hormuz Peace Endeavor that engages regional states in security efforts.
EghtesadOnline: Expectations from President Hassan Rouhani’s upcoming visit to Japan should be toned down because Tokyo cannot play the role of a mediator between Tehran and Washington without the approval of the conflicting parties, a political analyst says.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated his support for Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement with six world powers, saying Tokyo has initiated cooperation with the three European signatories to help salvage the fraying deal.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani set off on a trip to Malaysia and Japan on Tuesday to pursue the Islamic Republic's longtime goal of "looking to the East" and "establishing closer ties with major Asian countries".
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.