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Japan to lift a state of emergency in Tokyo

Social distancing curbs were loosened for most of the country on May 14 as new infections fell, but the government has kept Tokyo and four other prefectures under watch.

By REUTERS
25/05/2020
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Japan PM asks Iran's Rouhani to stick to nuclear deal

Shinzo Abe made the comments at the start of a meeting between the two leaders in Tokyo.

By REUTERS
20/12/2019
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Iran's Rouhani to visit Japan amid heightened tensions with US

Japan said the two leaders will meet on December 20.

By REUTERS
17/12/2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opens Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium

The stadium, built at a cost of 156.9 billion yen ($1.44 billion), will have a capacity of 68,000 when it hosts the Olympic Games opening ceremony on July 24.

By REUTERS
15/12/2019
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Benjamin Netanyahu not flying to Japan days before deadline to form government

A visit next week would have allowed him to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito scheduled for October 22-24.

Collage of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Japanese emperor Naruhito.
Netanyahu flying to Japan for Emperor's coronation ceremony

A ceremony formally recognizing his ascension to the post will be held on October 22, with the attendance of many world leaders.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani listens during a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd sessio
Iran may change policy towards nuclear deal due to oil sanctions

Larijani did not elaborate on what those changes would be.

13/06/2019
 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right,
Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani during visit this week

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga also saidthat Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump had spoken on the telephone earlier on Tuesday to discuss Iran, among other topics.

By REUTERS
11/06/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand at attention next to Japan's Emperor
Japan arranging for PM Abe visit to Iran in near future

The trip comes amid escalating tension between Iran and the United States and a year after the United States pulled out of a deal between Iran and global powers to curb its nuclear programme.

By REUTERS
06/06/2019
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