Media: Japan will offer Russia cooperation in the South Kuril Islands


RIA Novosti

The government of Japan is going to offer Russia a detailed plan for joint economic activities on southern Kuriles, which would not affect the problem of ownership of the Islands. About it writes “nikkey”.

According to the newspaper, Tokyo offers to provide medical assistance and to provide advice to residents of the southern Kuril Islands with remote access, including via the Internet.

Also organise private Russian and Japanese companies of the sea cruises to some Islands of the South Kuril Islands. Thus tourists will not land there.

Moreover, Tokyo offers to work in the field of ecology and fisheries, in particular preparing proposals for joint ventures for the processing and production of seafood.

The plan of joint economic activity preparing for the upcoming March 18 negotiations.

Earlier it was reported that the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in the talks agreed to hold the March 20 Tokyo consultations in the format “2+2”.