August 4, 1985
Cable No. 1358, Charge d'Affaires Tanabe to the Foreign Minister, 'Problem of the Release of the American Hostages (Special Enjoy Nakayama's Appointment)'
Primary: Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau Director-General
Sent: Iran, August 04, 1985, 15:33
Received: MOFA, August 04, 1985, 21:17
To: Foreign Minister
From: Charge d’Affaires Tanabe
Problem of the Release of the American Hostages (Special Envoy Nakayama’s Appointment)
No. 1358 Secret Top Urgent
Re: Your Telegram, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau Director-General’s Telegram No. 616
On the 4th, Foreign Ministry Deputy Chief of Protocol Abo Suzadegi [TN: literal transliteration], in a telephone call with me, said: “I have set appointments for Special Envoy Nakayama with Majlis Speaker Rafsanjani, Prime Minister Mousavi, Foreign Minister Velayati, and Deputy Foreign Minister Ardebili. In addition, I think that I can inform you of the dates and times by the time of the Special Envoy’s arrival.”
Accordingly, together with expressing appreciation for the Iranian side’s consideration, I again made a request for the Special Envoy to be able to hold in-depth talks at each meeting. (End)
A telegram from Charge d’Affairs Tanabe to the Foreign Minister of Japan preparing for Special Envoy Nakayama’s visit to Iran.
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