Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi arrived in Tehran to meet with officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Announcing Motegi's arrival in Tehran, the Japanese embassy in Iran stated on Twitter that Japan's foreign minister would hold talks with Iranian officials on bilateral relations, West Asian issues.

Toshimitsu Motegi is scheduled to meet and hod talks with Ebrahim Raisi, President and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the nominee for the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is now the Senior Assistant to the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly. 

On the eve of his visit to Iran, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi called Tehran-Tokyo relations friendly, long-standing and unchangeable.