In response to Prime Minister Abe’s visit to Iran, the Minister of the Environment met by phone with the Secretary of State of the United States, Pompeio, and the Iranian side did not want armed confrontations and showed no intention of producing or possessing nuclear weapons. , etc. He explained and sought understanding on the American side.
As the situation in the Middle East becomes tense due to the confrontation between the United States and Iran, Prime Minister Abe, who visited Iran for the first time in 41 years as Prime Minister of Japan, will meet with President Rohanani and the leading leader, Mr. Hamenei, to ease the tension. They have asked for a constructive response.
On the same day, he returned to Japan on the 14th, and met by telephone with the Secretary of State of the United States, Pompeio.
Minister Kono called on Japan to play a role in easing tensions in the region, while Iran did not want armed conflicts and did not intend to manufacture or possess nuclear weapons. I explained what was shown and asked him to understand the American side.
And we confirm that we will continue working in close collaboration.