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Could it be a case of suspicion as two Japanese oil tankers are attacked today as Shinzo Abe holds talks with Iran?
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes to meet Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later this month with Tokyo hoping to mediate between US and Iran amid growing tensions.
President Donald Trump vows to make the US trade relationship with Japan a "little bit more fair", as he kicked off a four-day visit to Tokyo aimed at cementing ties between the two close allies.
No Japanese prime minister has visited Iran since 1978.
President Donald Trump and Japan's premier Shinzo Abe are desiring for Iran to seek a more peaceful course forward over its oil exports.
Donald Trump wants to get rid of tariff on US agricultural products by Japan.
In late 2013, Shinzo Abe sparked widespread international outrage when he visited the shrine.
The US also appears to be approaching the final stages of a deal with China.
"It's an extreme idea and very dangerous because it would weaken fiscal discipline," Aso told parliament, when asked about the theory by a ruling party lawmaker.
The talks would likely focus on North Korea after Trump's failed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Japan joined the European Union for the past 11 years to issue a motion against North Korea's human rights abuses.
Shinzo Abe is seeking to resolve the deeply emotive issue of Japanese nationals kidnapped by North Korean agents during the Cold War era to train Pyongyang's spies.
Japanese PM Abe makes subtle demand that Russia return disputed islands.
The German chancellor said her meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was "between two national leaders who want to work together.
The Soviet army seized the four Kuril islands, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean, in the last days of World War II.
Setting the tone for the talks, Putin's foreign policy advisor Yuri Ushakov admits the meeting would "not be easy."
The UK is Japan's foothold in Europe and Brexit may be the only thing guarding them from the chaos of a no-deal outcome.
Signs of slowing global demand and recent sharp rises in the yen currency have clouded the outlook for the export-reliant economy.
The government plans to bring in as many as 345,000 foreign workers.
Abe told Macron that the future of the Nissan-Renault alliance should be decided among the companies and not by the government.
The dispute between Russia and Japan centres on four islands in the strategically-located Kuril chain which the Soviet Union occupied at the end of the war in 1945 but are claimed by Japan.
A Pew Research Center survey found half of Japanese voters had little or no confidence in Abe doing the right thing in world affairs, the highest level in more than a decade.
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the loans from Japan will be guaranteed by a Japanese banking institution.
Malaysia berharap kerjasama lebih rapat dengan Jepun, terutamanya dalam bidang pendidikan.