Envoy lauds historic Iran-Japan ties

February 19, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian ambassador to Tokyo Morteza Rahmani-Movahed has lauded Iran’s historical relations with Japan, saying the two nations’ ties date back to a thousand years ago.

He made the remarks during a meeting with Tokyo’s Governor Yuriko Koike, ILNA reported on Monday.

“Fortunately, we are witnessing an expansion of relations, increased cooperation and [expression of] interest by the two countries’ people,” Rahmani-Movahed said.

He also offered his congratulations to both countries on the 90th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations.

MH/PA

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