National / Politics Aug 2, 2018

Japan conveys support for Iran's efforts to stick to nuclear deal

Japan has conveyed its support to Iran for the Middle Eastern country's efforts to implement an international nuclear deal despite the withdrawal of the United States, a Japanese official said Thursday. During his talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Singapore, Foreign Minister ...

Inpex eyes bid for Iran's Azadegan oil project

Business Aug 17, 2017

Inpex eyes bid for Iran's Azadegan oil project

by Tetsuo Shintomi

Japan's Inpex Corp. might participate in a tender to develop the Azadegan oil field in southwestern Iran and form a consortium with other foreign oil firms to that end, a high-ranking Iranian official says. If Inpex gets involved in the Azadegan again — after giving ...

National 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 ...