Komura plans to visit Iran , to convey loan resumption
TOKYO, June 24 (Japan Economis Newswire) -- Foreign Minister Masahiko
Komura plans to visit Iran shortly after the current Diet session ends
Aug. 13 to convey Japan's plan to partially resume loans to Iran , a senior
Foreign Ministry official said Thursday.
Komura also intends to visit some nations near Iran , the official said.
Vice Foreign Minister Shunji Yanai said last week that Japan will resume
yen-denominated loans for a dam project in the southwestern Iranian province
Japan has been considering lifting its freeze on yen loans since Iranian
President Mohammad Khatami came to office in 1997 with a moderate and pragmatic