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Trump talks to Abe via phone before latter's Iran visit

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US talked to Japanese via phone before the latter's visit to from June 12 to June 14.The two leaders discussed the "situation in the Middle East" during their call, according to Japanese state broadcaster NHK.

Abe will be the first Japanese to visit since 1978. The two countries mark this year, the said.

The state broadcaster further reported that Abe told Trump that he would urge to ease tensions during his meeting with the of Iran, Ayatollah

Abe is scheduled to meet Iran's amongst other leaders during his official visit to the Middle Eastern country.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 15:07 IST