Taro Kono


  • Amir Hatami 2020-01-10 18:49

    General Hatami says U.S. must end its presence in the region

    Iranian, Japanese defense chiefs hold phone talks

    TEHRAN - Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono had a phone conversation on Friday, discussing the rising tension between Tehran and Washington.

  • Taro Kono 2019-09-18 23:50

    By staff and agency

    Japan says has no intelligence Iran was involved in Saudi attacks

    Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono has said that Tokyo has not seen any intelligence that shows Iran was involved in the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil installations.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-27 19:05

    Zarif meets Japanese FM

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Tuesday with Taro Kono, the Japanese foreign minister, in Yokohama, Japan.

  • Zarif NBC 2019-06-12 23:54

    Zarif: Iranians facing economic war and hate propaganda by U.S.

    TEHRAN – In a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Wednesday, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States not only has started an “economic war” against Iran it has also launched a “daily hate propaganda” against the Islamic Republic.

  • Rouhani Abe 2019-06-12 22:00

    Abe’s high-profile visit to Tehran

    TEHRAN – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tehran on Wednesday afternoon for talks with top Iranian leaders.  

  • japan 2019-06-07 21:07

    By staff and agency

    Japan FM to tour Iran prior to Abe arrival

    Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will visit Iran prior to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s arrival, the Japan Times reported on Thursday.

  • Japanese FM asks Zarif to remain in his position 2019-02-26 22:28

    Japanese FM asks Zarif to remain in his position

    TEHRAN – Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono voiced his surprise over the sudden resignation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif asking him to remain in his position.