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 officials ...

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 the ...