9 February 2019 - 16:08
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Japan pioneering Iran studies worldwide

Beijing, Feb 9, IRNA - Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) referred to valuable capacities of Iran and Japan, saying Japan is the pioneer worldwide in terms of Iran studies.

Addressing a meeting with a group of Iranologists in Tokyo, Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman said Iranians also follow up studies on Japan and also the related books in the field.

It indicates the great interests among Iranian and Japanese people to learn about each other’s’ cultures.

Referring to the 90th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Iran and Japan, he expressed hope for developing relations between two countries.

Meanwhile, Iran envoy to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed underlined the importance of supporting experts and researchers.

The first round of Iran-Japan Islam-Shinto Dialogue meeting focusing on family status was held in Ise, Japan, on Saturday.

Torkaman and a number of Japanese scholars and Islamologists attended the meeting.

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