Jan 9, 2017

Former Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura cancels Iran visit

Former Foreign Minister Masahiko Komura has canceled a trip to Tehran following the death of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the government said. Komura, currently vice president of the Liberal Democratic Party, was slated to visit Tehran starting Monday for talks with top ...

Jan 29, 2016

Japan, Iran to sign investment act next week

Japan and Iran are expected to sign a bilateral investment treaty next week, sources said Thursday. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Iranian Economic Affairs and Finance Minister Ali Tayyebnia will sign the pact during a ceremony in Japan, the sources said. Tayyebnia, expected to ...

Jan 22, 2016

Japan lifts nuclear sanctions on Iran

Japan on Friday lifted sanctions on Iran, falling in line with major world powers after the United Nations’ Atomic Energy Agency confirmed last weekend that Tehran had fully taken steps to curb its disputed nuclear program. Iran emerged from years of economic isolation when ...