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Putin to visit Japan next June

Russian President Vladimir Putin will make an official visit to Japan in June of next year, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated on Monday on the outcomes of the talks with Russian President Vladimir …

Japan simplifying visa regime for Azerbaijanis

Japan has decided to simplify the visa regime for Azerbaijani citizens, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan, said at a joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart …

Russia celebrates the Day Second World War ended

Day the Second World War ended is celebrated today in Russia. As Fox News writes, Sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of V-J Day – Victory over Japan, when World War II ended on Sept. 2, 1945 with Japan’s surrender …

Japanese Foreign Minister to visit Baku

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will visit Baku, the Azerbaijani embassy in Japan said in a message. The visit is scheduled for September 5-6. Azerbaijan and Japan established diplomatic relations in …

Iran oil exports dip ahead of looming US sanctions

Oil exports from Iran have fallen steeply in the first half of August, according to preliminary tanker tracking data, as the threat of US sanctions is already beginning to curb demand from some of the OPEC member’s key …

First visa-free Japanese delegation arrives in Kurils

The first plane this year with a Japanese delegation on board landed at the Mendeleyevo airport as part of visa-free flights from Japan to the Kuril Islands, airport's director Sergei Gorbatovsky said, Sputnik reported. …

Japan halts imports of oil from Iran

Japanese oil companies are preparing for a complete cessation of oil imports from Iran, Japan's leading business newspaper Nikkei reported. According to the newspaper, oil supplies from Iran should be completely stopped by October. …

Japanese PM to visit Iran in July - source

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a state visit to Iran in July as Tokyo is seeking to strengthen economic ties with Tehran, government sources have said.  The visit may take place as early as …