Japanese Ambassador to Tehran Aikawa Kazutoshi recites lyrics in a poem by ancient Persian lyric poet Hafez, to commemorate Persian New Year, Nowruz, which is just around the corner.
Footage showed the Japanese diplomat sitting next to a Haft-Sin, a special Nowruz table setting, reciting some lyrics in Persian.
Nowruz, which falls on the spring equinox to the minute, is a 13-day celebration of the Persian New Year.
This year’s Nowruz begins on Monday.
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