Sep 27, 2013

Abe urges Rouhani to be flexible over arms

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to resolve Tehran’s alleged nuclear weapons program with flexibility and by building on a recent shift toward dialogue, a Japanese official said. Abe told Rouhani on Thursday that “showing flexibility should be a key” ...

Sep 26, 2013

Abe, U.N. chief Ban vow cooperation over Syria, North Korea

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have agreed to cooperate on eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons and on tackling North Korea’s nuclear threat and humanitarian issues, a Japanese official said. During their talks Wednesday in New York, Abe said his administration supports ...

Jun 30, 2013

Abe lines up Canada, Argentina trips

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is mulling a trip to Canada since he is already scheduled to travel to New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly in late September, government officials said. In addition, arrangements are under way for a possible visit by Abe ...