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Dr.Rouhani confers with Japanese PM

President Hassan Rouhani here Thursday met Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and surveyed ways for the expansion of bilateral ties.

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Thu 26 - September 2013 - 21:16

President Rouhani and Prime Minister Abe meanwhile in their meeting exchanged opinion on the most significant regional and international developments.
President Rouhani appreciated the Japanese PM for his congratulatory message and for dispatching a representative to his swearing-in ceremony.
Referring to the long history of Tehran-Tokyo relations, he added, “There are good opportunities for the Japanese companies interested in making investments in Iran and we are also ready for consultations and expansion of cooperation in such fields as environmental protection, and campaign against narcotics’ trafficking.”
President Rouhani also expressed hope that the Islamic Republic of Iran's peaceful nuclear issue would be resolved in the shortest possible time.
President one more time ensured the Japanese prime minister of the fully peaceful nature of the nuclear activities of Iran reminding him, “The entire nuclear activates of Iran are conducted under full supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and in accordance with the articles of the nuclear NPT.”
He, meanwhile, referred to the illegal and inhumane sanctions imposed against the Iranian nation and expressed hope that they would be lifted as soon as possible.
President Rouhani, meanwhile, referred to the Syrian crisis, saying, “Syria is engaged in most perilous civil war and Tehran resorts to its entire capabilities aimed at putting an end to that bloody war.”
Japan’s Prime Minister Abe, too, in the meeting appreciated President Rouhani’s policy of direct interactions and friendly, strong relations with various countries, expressing hope that Iran’s nuclear issue would be solved in the shortest possible time.
Shinzo Abe added, “Tokyo is quite hopeful for expansion of comprehensive ties with Iran in the framework of international regulations.”
He, meanwhile, referred to the Syrian crisis and the usage of chemical weapons there, saying, “We, too, feel the threats of chemical weapons and the other weapons of mass destruction."


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