Senior Iranian officials oppose Japans sending self defense forces to the Middle East and call it not conducive to peace

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 Senior Iranian officials oppose Japans sending self defense forces to the Middle East and call it not conducive to peace


The Japanese government has previously said that in order to ensure the safety of Japanese related ships and strengthen intelligence collection, Japan intends not to participate in the U.S. - led convoy alliance, but to send an early warning aircraft and a frigate to the Middle East alone.

Data sheet: Japan Self Defense Force aircraft. Wang Jian photo

According to previous reports in Japanese media, the Japanese government is currently studying the dispatch of self defense forces to the Middle East, and is expected to make a decision within December.

I dont think any foreign troops will contribute to the stability, security and peace of the region, he said

According to reports, araghi is visiting Japan as a special envoy of Iranian President Mahmoud Rouhani. On the 3rd, araghi held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has explained Irans position against Japans sending self defense forces to the Middle East to Abe.

Since the second half of 2019, the United States has lobbied for allies to join the so-called convoy alliance to safeguard navigation safety in the Gulf region. Analysts believe that the United States intends to play up the Iranian threat and further pressure Iran. Japans Yomiuri Shimbun reported on September 3 that it did not intend to participate in the so-called convoy alliance established by the United States in the Gulf, but considered sending a maritime self defense force to escort in this sea area alone.

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