Is Japan Iranian billions?

Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi said during a meeting with the Japan Foreign Minister Tosimitsa Motagi about the need to defrost Iranian funds blocked due to the position of the United States.

“During this meeting, Raisi stressed the need to unlock the Iranian funds frozen in Japan,” the press service of the Iranian president, which quotes TASS.

Rasi added that “the delay of defrosting of Iranian funds in Japanese banks is not justified.”

Japan’s authorities decided to block the Iranian financial assets during the US presidency in Donald Trump after the imposition of sanctions against Tehran. According to different estimates, the size of Iranian frozen assets in Japan can reach from $ 2 billion to $ 3 billion