Japan envoy stresses import of oil from Iran

IRNA – Japan’s ambassador to Iran on Tuesday underlined continuation of import of crude oil from Iran.

Tokyo is committed to the Iran nuclear deal, known also as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Mitsugu Saito said
in a meeting with Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker’s Advisor for International Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian.

Tokyo is trying alternative approaches to continue import of oil from Iran and continue cooperation with the Iranian petrochemical sector, the Japanese envoy said.

In the meantime, Amirabdollahian for his part described Japan as one of Iran’s key economic partners.

He called for improvement of all-out ties between Japan and Iran, in particular in economic and parliamentary fields.

The official pointed to the US hostile measures against Iran and noted that controlling Iran’s constructive role in the region is the aim of US measures.