The Kremlin: so far agreed to only one Abe’s visit to Russia


RIA Novosti

Currently matched only one visit of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Russia – far Eastern economic forum in September. This was reported by press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

During a visit to Tokyo by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister to participate in the far East forum.

“We expect Abe on the forum” – confirmed “Газете.Ru” Dmitry Peskov.

However, according to him, the date of the visit has not yet been agreed. Abe himself has expressed his desire to visit Russia as early as possible. A key goal of the upcoming visit to Russia – a possible conclusion of a peace Treaty between the two countries (at the end of the Second world war) and the issue of disputed territories in the Kuril Islands.

During his visit to Japan in mid-December last year, the Russian and Japanese leaders agreed to a compromise. If the status of the disputed Islands does not change, they remain in the jurisdiction of Russia, it is perhaps their joint economic development. Also the experts were asked to prepare a draft joint economic development of disputed Islands. A joint agreement is possible in the fishery, mariculture, tourism, medicine, ecology and other fields, has specified the assistant to the President for international Affairs Yuri Ushakov.

Answering the question “Газеты.Ru” under what law will a possible joint activities, Ushakov said that this activity should be carried out on the basis of Russian legislation, “because these Islands belong to Russia.”

“Working with Japanese colleagues continues. Not a simple subject. So racing one is not satisfied” – Peskov said, answering the question about the joint activities of the countries.

Earlier “Газета.Ru” told how the visit of Vladimir Putin to Japan.