Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said Tuesday the country was “carefully analyzing the impact” of the US’ intended sanctions against Iran, to ensure its energy supply, following a meeting with a US delegation last week in Tokyo. * Minister says Japanese companies also discussed sanctions impact * Japanese refiners mull response to US sanctions “We are carefully analyzing the impact from the upcoming sanctions to make sure [they do] not have a bad impact on [Japan’s] stable energy supply,” Seko told a news conference in Tokyo. “We will also continue our talks with relevant countries, including the US, on the impact on Japanese companies ,” he said. While declining to disclose details of the discussions with the US delegation last week, Seko said: “Discussions between the governments as well as with relevant companies included the impact of sanctions.” A senior US delegation, comprised by Assistant […]