EghtesadOnline: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering holding talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he visits New York in September to attend a session of the UN General Assembly, government sources said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: It is "unreasonable" to expect that trips by foreign dignitaries to Iran could lead to a major breakthrough in Tehran-Washington relations, but they could be seen as an "achievement" if they succeed in removing the shadow of a looming conflict in the region, according to an Iranian daily.
EghtesadOnline: The Japanese prime minister's visit to Tehran is a great opportunity to promote cooperation between the two Asian countries that have maintained a good partnership during their 90-year history of diplomatic relations, Iran's ambassador in Tokyo said.
EghtesadOnline: Japan's government officials are reportedly making final preparations for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's planned visit to Tehran next month to hold meetings with top Iranian officials.
EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump on Monday backed the Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe's interest in using his country's good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the US and its nemesis in the Middle East.
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.