Japanese minister calls for close ties with Tehran

August 27, 2018 - 13:32

TEHRAN – The Japanese minister of education, culture, sports, science and technology on Sunday described Tehran-Tokyo as “historical” and called for the development of bilateral relations in all fields.

Yoshimasa Hayashi made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani-Movahed, IRNA reported.

Hayashi pointed to cooperation between the two countries in the fields of cultural heritage and joint film production, saying expansion of sports and cultural cooperation is necessary.

Rahmani-Movahed, for his part, highlighted the importance of cooperation in the fields of nanotechnology and information technology to boost bilateral ties.

MH/PA

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