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Japan-Iran Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Conversations

May 10, 2018

On May 10, from around 14:05 p.m. for approximately 25 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held telephone conversations with H.E. Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The overview of the conversations is as follows.

1. Foreign Minister Kono stated that Japan continues to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and emphasized that it is important for relevant parties to continue the implementation of the JCPOA regardless of the announcement by the President of the United States.

2. Foreign Minister Zarif explained Iran’s position on this announcement.

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