United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: AP Photo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says US ready to negotiate with Iran without preconditions, despite strengthened military presence

  • Pompeo responds to Iranian President Hassan Rowhani’s expression of willingness to negotiate with the US
Topic |   Iran

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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Photo: AP Photo
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Shinzo Abe will also meet Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani (right) before meeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: EPA

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to meet Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on trip to help ease US tensions

  • The visit is aimed at helping encourage dialogue with the US and ease tensions
  • The visit will be the first by an incumbent Japanese prime minister since 1978
Topic |   Shinzo Abe

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Shinzo Abe will also meet Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani (right) before meeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: EPA
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