TOKYO - Foreign Ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized countries (G7) agreed on Monday to continue to work together to address issues in the Middle East, including the Middle East Peace.

During the "Iran and the Middle East" session of their three-day meeting in the central Japanese town of Karuizawa, the G7 ministers reaffirmed that Iran must never develop a nuclear weapon, Japan's Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

The Ministers vowed continued call on Iran to fulfill its obligations and political commitments regarding nuclear non-proliferation, and pledged to urge Iran to stop assisting the Russian military in its aggression against Ukraine.

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, who hosted the session, stressed that the medium- to long-term stability in the Middle Eastern region cannot be achieved without realizing the Middle East Peace.

He stated, "In order to maintain the prospects for a two-state solution, it is important to end the cycle of violence on the ground, create opportunities for dialogues, and promote confidence-building," Hayashi also said that it is imperative that Iran take measures to ease tensions, including fully and unconditionally implementing what was agreed upon during the visit of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi to Iran in March.

The G7 consists of Britain, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and the US.

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