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An Iran Nuclear Deal Seen from Tokyo

Kuni Miyake's Tenor of Tokyo #94

2015.07.20 Kuni Miyake

What has been a long concern by some in Tokyo is now becoming a reality. On July 14 in Vienna, Iran and P5+1 finally agreed on and signed the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear development programs.   MORE »

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This year's cherry blossoms

In balmy weather at the end of March, a pigeon cleans itself beneath blossoming cherry trees shading a river. In Tokyo, cherry blossoms were officially announced to have started blooming on March 23. Although this year's season was quicker than usual, it is precisely because they bloom and fall differently every year that people appreciate them so.


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