Published By : 11 Nov 2013 | Published By : QYRESEARCH
Koichi Mizushima, Japanese Foreign Ministry\'s Deputy Director General for Press and Public Diplomacy is ready to cooperate and build nuclear power plants in Iran, the Islamic Republic. Mizushima the accomplice of Fumio Kishida, Japanese foreign minister expressed these remarks in his official visit to Tehran on Sunday.
Depending on the demands by the Iranian side regarding the after effects of the Iran’s nuclear issue, Japan will be all set to help Tehran to construct various nuclear power plants in the region if needed, added Mizushima.
A Japanese official also added that, on Saturday, the Japanese foreign minister exchanged extremely constructive talks with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani.
Kishida held elaborate discussions with the concerned Iranian officials regarding Tehran’s nuclear issue. His visits and negotiations are taking place simultaneously between Iran and the six major nuclear powers in the world, added a Japanese diplomat. These official talks between Iran and other five permanent members of the UN Security Council assembly namely France, Britain, China, Russia and the U.S., in addition to Germany over Tehran’s nuclear energy plan extended into an unscheduled third day.
However, Iran and the six world powers have decided to continue these incomplete negotiations further on the November 20 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mizushima expressed that the Japanese foreign minister adds a unique significance to the Iran’s nuclear issue as he has faced several hardships to build an environment free of nuclear weapons. He also stressed on the fact that the importance of Japan’s ties with Iran is as a key regional country, and that the Iranian nuclear issue should be resolved at the earliest to help Tehran and Tokyo improve economic and bilateral trade relations.
Nonetheless, the United States, Israel, and many of their allies state that, Iran is practicing non-civilian matters in its nuclear energy program. Furthermore, the European Union and U.S., have used these allegations as a pretext to impose official sanctions on Iran.
Tehran strongly rejects the claim, and maintains the fact that as a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency and a committed signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty it possesses the right to employ the nuclear technology for environmentally friendly and peaceful purposes.