Feb 9, 2019, 7:11 AM
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Iran urges holding talks for solving int’l problems

Beijing, Feb 9, IRNA – The most important way for solving international crises and problems is holding talks and paving the way for understanding cultural commonalities, Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization said.

Addressing a meeting with Chairman of Sasakawa Peace Foundation Nobuo Tanaka, Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman said Islamic Culture and Relations Organization has so far held over 100 religious and cultural meetings with various countries.

He also expressed hope for the first round of talks in Ise to pave the way for getting to know Iranian and Japanese nations more.

Referring to the impact of important figures on the two countries’ relations, he said Iran and Japan have experienced historical and long-term ties and scholars played considerable role in developing relations.

Referring to the position of Sasakawa Peace Foundation and the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization in the world, Torkaman said they will be able to take serious measures in line with holding various cultural, art and expert meetings.

Meanwhile, Tanaka pointed to the important status of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization expressing hope for making operational cultural programs.

He also urged paving the way for holding cultural negotiations.

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation addresses the diverse and complicated issues that human society is encountering in the 21st century. In order to respond to an increasing number of natural disasters and social crises, it implements and supports a variety of programs and projects. As a private Japanese foundation, it strives to strengthen cooperation at all levels between Japan and other countries.

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