Iran: Japan’s Abe cancels historical trip over US increasing pressure

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has cancelled a trip to Teheran because of mounting pressure from US President Donald Trump on allies around the world.   Official sources, on condition of anonymity, told Japan Times  that Abe’s scheduled meeting with Read more

Tokyo still backs nuclear deal despite Netanyahu’s demand to leave it orphan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Wednesday told his host Benjamin Netanyahu that his country still believes in the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite Israel’s demand to see Japan walking away from it. Local Israel media Haaretz notes Read more

Palestine/Israel: Japan will not move embassy to Jerusalem –

Japan will not transfer its mission from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem like the United States and few other countries, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, according to the Palestinian Authority-run official news agency. The Japanese Premier ‘reassured’ Abbas at a Read more