Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Sunday is scheduled for the first flight to the Kuril Islands former residents to visit the graves of relatives. According to the diplomat, the visit and plans to send to the island a research group focusing on joint economic activities of the Russian Federation and Japan can be a step towards a peace Treaty.
“Implementation of Japanese economic activities in the Northern territories (so in Japan called the Russian southern Kuril Islands), and that together with Russia we will think about the future, without a doubt, a significant step on the path to conclude a peace Treaty, solving the problem of supplies,” – said the head of the Japanese diplomacy.
A Charter flight of Russian airline will fly early morning of June 18 from the airport of the Japanese city Nakashibetsu. First, the aircraft will go to Kunashir, Iturup. Back Board back through the Kunashir.