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Japan: Iran's FM Zarif discusses Mid-East tensions with Japanese counterpart01:24

Japan: Iran's FM Zarif discusses Mid-East tensions with Japanese counterpart

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August 27, 2019 at 12:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, who said he hoped to ease the tensions in the Middle East, during a meeting in Yokohama on Tuesday.

"We are worried about tension in the Middle East, and we hope to make some diplomatic efforts to ease the tension, so we wanted to have a direct and frank conversation with you today," Kono said.

Zarif, who is in the middle of his Asian tour, visited China on Monday and will also travel to Malaysia.

His visit to Japan, taking place on the 90th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic relations, comes two months after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first ever visit to Iran in June.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, who said he hoped to ease the tensions in the Middle East, during a meeting in Yokohama on Tuesday.

"We are worried about tension in the Middle East, and we hope to make some diplomatic efforts to ease the tension, so we wanted to have a direct and frank conversation with you today," Kono said.

Zarif, who is in the middle of his Asian tour, visited China on Monday and will also travel to Malaysia.

His visit to Japan, taking place on the 90th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic relations, comes two months after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's first ever visit to Iran in June.

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