TEHRAN, June, 11, 2014(FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Nobuo Kishi extended their full support for widening and deepening of Tehran-Tokyo ties in all sectors.
"Due to superior status of Iran and Japan in Asia and international scene and by relaying on good and historical relation between the two countries, Iran supports boosting cooperation with Japan in trade and economic fields," Larijani said in a meeting with the Japanese official on Monday. The speaker noted that the Iranian parliament is ready to exchange high-ranking delegations with Japan to discuss bilateral ties.
"Iran and Japan have high capabilities so that joint cooperation between the two countries can create tranquility and sustainable stability in Asia," Larijani said. The Japanese deputy foreign minister, for his part, voiced his countrys willingness to expand economic, cultural and parliamentary ties with Iran, and said, "The trend of cooperation between the two countries has seen many ups and downs throughout history and at present the two countries have much potential to broaden their relations in different areas."
Diplomatic relations between Iran and Japan were formally established in 1926 and throughout history, the two countries have maintained a friendly and strongly cooperation in various arenas. The two countries officials have held talks in different economic, trade, political, scientific and cultural fields in recent years to explore new ways for expanding bilateral ties.