Israel Asks Japan to Ban Oil Imports from Iran


  • Israel Asks Japan to Ban Oil Imports from Iran

    Jerusalem, Jan. 29 (Jiji Press)--Israel has asked Japan to ban crude oil imports from Iran as part of international sanctions against the nation's nuclear development programs, visiting Japanese Parliamentary Senior Vice Foreign Minister Ryuji Yamane said Sunday.

    Yamane made the comment to reporters after his talks with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Deputy Foreign Minister Daniel Ayalon here earlier in the day

    Israel has been calling for tough economic sanctions against Iran to pressure the country into giving up its nuclear programs.

    Source: jen.jiji.com