Iran delegation came 13th in the 2020 Paralympic Games with a total of 12 gold medals.
Iran delegation marched in the parade of nations at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Tuesday.
President Ebrahim Raeisi has censured Japan for refusing to release Iran’s frozen assets in the country’s banks, saying there is no justification for the delay by Tokyo in unfreezing Iran’s assets.
Iran's chef de mission for the Tokyo Paralympic Games Hadi Rezaei says that a total of 50 Para athletes have earned their quota places for the Games so far but it’s not the final list.
Japan Ambassador to Tehran Ikawa Kazutoshi in meeting with Head of Iran-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Group Mr. Ruhollah Motefakker-Azad said his country is eager to expand its relations with Iran in different fields like political, economic, cultural, and parliamentary.
Tokyo officials reiterated that next year’s Games will be a symbol of hope for the world as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Islamic Solidarity Games, due to be staged in August next year in Turkey, have been postponed to avoid clashing with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
On Tuesday, the Tokyo 2020 countdown clock showed there were just 122 days to go before the Olympics opening ceremony.
Tokyo 2020 organizers on Monday rolled out the motto for this year's Olympics, "United by Emotion".
The government of Japan is determined to achieve a solution to the territorial issue and sign a peace treaty with Russia.