Russia and Japan can start joint activity in the Kuril Islands


the press service of the President of the Russian Federation

Presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will instruct the experts to begin consultations on the preparation of the economic activities on the Kuril Islands.

We are talking about what the presidents instruct the experts of the two countries to begin consultations on the harmonization of terms and areas of joint business, – quotes RIA Novosti words of Ushakov.

Speech, in particular on joint activities in the field of fisheries, tourism, culture, medicine.

Earlier, Putin admitted the possibility of considering joint work in the Kuril Islands on the most liberal terms.

Vladimir Putin is visiting Japan on 15 and 16 December.