Dec 4, 2013

Keep low economic profile in Iran, Einhorn urges

A former U.S. State Department official who had been tasked with overseeing sanctions on Iran is urging Japan to refrain from engaging in economic activities there for now in line with steps aimed at curbing Tehran’s nuclear activities. “I think for this six-month period, ...

Nov 29, 2013

Upholding the Iran nuclear deal

The six-month accord that Iran struck with six Western countries on Nov. 23 gives it a chance to dispel international concerns about its nuclear program while improving the lives of its citizens.

Nov 11, 2013

Japan, Iran pledge continued efforts on nuclear issue

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, agreed Sunday that their countries will continue efforts for an early resolution of issues related to Iran’s nuclear program. Kishida urged Tehran to join the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the International Atomic Energy ...

Apr 13, 2013

Another failure with Iran

Another round of talks among concerned nations over Iran's nuclear intentions goes nowhere. What accounts for Tehran's tenacity the past decade?