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FM Zarif, Japanese Counterpart Meet in Tokyo

Iran"s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sat down for talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono in Tokyo.

In the Thursday meeting, the two top diplomats recalled historical IranJapan relations and underlined the necessity of further promoting reciprocal ties and continuing consultations between political officials of both countries.

High on the agenda of the talks was the latest developments regarding the Iran nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic of Iran"s legal measures to counter the US government"s breach of commitments under the agreement and violations of law, and the Europeans" failure to take proper action with regards to the implementation of the nuclear deal.

During the talks, FM Zarif elaborated on the Islamic Republic"s stance on those issues.

The two sides also discussed different dimensions of mutual ties as well as key regional and international issues.

The two foreign ministers held the second round of their talks behind closed door.

Zarif is in Japan at the invitation of his opposite number.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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