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Monday, September 18, 2017

Russia and Japan have gathered to discuss a peace Treaty, stalled because of the Smoke


Foreign Minister Fumio Kisida announced scheduled for June 22 Russian-Japanese meeting devoted to consultations on the conclusion of a peace Treaty. The words of the official reports TASS.


photo: Alexander Astafyev

Recall that the peace Treaty between Japan and the Russian Federation as the legal successor of Soviet Union missing since the end of world war II, the main obstacle is the question of territorial belonging of the Kuril Islands, which Japan calls its “Northern territories.”

Read as Zakharova was arguing with “samurai”.

On the sixth of may in Sochi was held a meeting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin, which discussed how Japanese investment in the Russian far East and the status of the Kuril Islands. The Japanese side said about the relationship between economic cooperation and affiliation of the disputed territories.

Meanwhile, Putin announced that Russia is not considering the transfer of part of the Kuril Islands, as “we do not sell anything”.

In turn, the Japanese side expressed hope for “positive and deep discussion,” expectations of upcoming consultations.

The analysts note that even the formal progress in the negotiations with Russia is extremely profitable for investors in the upcoming Japan election, in which he will be able to present it as evidence of the effectiveness of its policy.

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