As we went to press, the Japanese Prime Minister is in Tehran and earlier today Tehran Time received a formal welcome from the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani:
Here is a sampling of the Iranian Media as The Japanese Prime Minister was due in Tehran depicting him as a Samuari underscoring the significance of the visit:
There is also a sense out of Iran that this is a chance for Iran to emerge from its' international isolation and potentially create some sense of a diplomatic ceasefire as the Iranian Economy continues to suffer and the people continue to suffer. The question is whether Iranian Leaders will take advantage of it remains to be seen.
Watch this space...