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Japanese ex-PM calls for enhanced Iran-Japan ties

Beijing, May 20, IRNA – Former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda expressed hope on Friday that cooperation between Iran and Japan will further deepen in different areas.
Fukuda was speaking in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi who is on a visit to Tokyo.

Referring to reaching a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers last year, Fukuda expressed hope the deal would help give a boost to Tehran-Tokyo ties.

In his two-day visit to Japan, Araqchi also met with the members of Japan’s International Friendship Exchange Council (FEC), the members of the parliamentary friendship group of Liberal-Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) and his Japanese counterpart Shinsuke Sugiyama.


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