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Ambassador: Iran-Japan ties win cultural support

Beijing, Iran's Ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Sarmadi said on Saturday that friendly relations between Iran and Japan are deep rooted wining supports of both nations and cultures.

The Iranian ambassador made the remarks in a meeting with managers and mediapersons of some Japanese TV and radio stations along with newspapers.

Next year will be coincided with the 90th anniversary of establishment of political relations between Iran and Japan which is a very good opportunity to broaden scientific, cultural and tourism cooperation, Sarmadi said.

To mark the occasion, both sides have prepared various programs which will be covered by Japanese media leading to deepening of cultural ties between the two ancient civilizations, he said.

Appreciating the presence of Japanese medias in Iran's embassy, the Iranian ambassador suggested holding regular sessions in the future to work out a framework for regular cooperation between Japanese media and Iranian Embassy and their Iranian counterparts.

In the meeting, the Japanese media voiced readiness to expand cooperation with Iran's embassy to help promote cultural cooperation.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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