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: 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: 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: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday Tokyo will continue to work for Middle East stability.
EghtesadOnline: Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected US request to send its navy to guard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday.
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.