We hope Tehran trilateral declaration would be implemented
Japan's Foreign Minister Katsoya Okada expressed hope here Monday for implementiaon of nuclear fuel swap based on Tehran trilateral declaration (among Iran, Turkey and Brazil), IRNA reported.
According to IRNA, the Japanese Foreign Ministry announced that Mr. Okada made the comment in a phone talk with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in a dialogue mainly regarding Iran's nuclear program.
According to the report, Okada reflected Japan's interest in implementation of the Tehran agreement.
Appreciating Turkey for holding the Japan Year in that country in the year 2010, the Japanese foreign minister invited Davutoglu to visit his country before the year's end.
He meanwhile expressed sorrow over the Israeli military forces' attack against the International Peace Flotilla intending to break the siege of Gaza and offering humanitarian assistance to the oppressed Gaza residents, expressing sympathy with the Turkish bereaved families of the disastrous attack's Turkish victims.
Ahmet Davutoglu, too, in response congratulated Okada for being reelected as the foreign minister of his country, appreciated him for his invitation, and said that he would visit Japan at his earliest convenient opportunity.
Davutoglu in the phone talk provided some explanations on details of the proposed fuel swap deal to his Japanese counterpart, agreeing with him that implementing the proposed deal would bear benefits for the world peace and security.
He said that in order to solve the Iranian nuclear problem holding dialogues with involved countries, including Iran itself, is of extreme importance.
According to the Japanese Foreign Ministry communiqué, the two countries' top diplomats meanwhile exchanged viewpoints regarding Afghanistan and the Middle East peace process.