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Trump: U.S. and Iran not ready to make deal

U.S. President Donald Trump thanked Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his attempt to de-escalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran but said the time wasn’t right for diplomacy.  …

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 Japan' to help ease tension between Iran and U.S.

Japan will play a constructive role for the Middle East region's stability, but Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not specifically mediate between Iran and the United States, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary …

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Japan's Shinzo Abe leaves for Iran

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is heading to Iran, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Washington. Abe is expected to arrive in Tehran at around 1120 GMT and go straight into talks with …

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Japan PM Abe starts visit to Iran tomorrow

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran on June 12-14 and hold talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani, Japan’s top government spokesman, …

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Putin and Abe to meet in June

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on June 29, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. …

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Japan to buy U.S. F-35 fighter jets

Japan plans to buy 105 U.S.-made stealth warplanes, U.S. President Donald Trump said during his state visit to Japan. "The United States supports Japan's efforts to improve its defence capabilities, and in …

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Trump: U.S. and Iran ready for talks

Washington is ready for talks with Tehran, if they are ready, U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo.

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Trump backs Abe's efforts to talk with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump backed the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s interest in using his country’s good relations with Iran to help broker a possible dialogue between the U.S. and its nemesis …

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Japanese emperor declares abdication

Japanese Emperor Akihito declared today that he is abdicating and expressed gratitude to the citizens, who have supported and considered him as the country’s symbol for more than 30 years. The monarch announced …

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Trump to discuss North Korea issue with Abe

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a meeting at the White House today to discuss a range of topics including future actions to take towards North Korea following recent …

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Abe hopes his talks with Putin to be frank

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes that his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, scheduled to take place on January 22, will be frank, as Abe himself said before departing for Moscow from Tokyo. …

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Japan officially announces Abe’s visit to Moscow

The Japanese government officially confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia on January 21-22, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. "On January 21-24, Prime Minister Abe will visit Russia …

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