Putin saw movement forward in relations with Japan

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe

The visit of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Moscow will contribute to further dialogue between the two countries, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, opening the meeting with the Japanese Prime Minister. His words on Thursday, April 27, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.

“Moving forward [in the development of relations between the two countries] is. I hope that this visit of so representative of the Japanese delegation will bear fruit and we outline the next steps for joint work,” Putin said.

He also added that Japan is a promising partner of Russia.

Earlier it was reported that Abe plans to exchange views with the Russian President on the situation around the Korean Peninsula and Syria, as well as to discuss the prospects of joint economic activities on southern Kuriles and peace Treaty between Russia and Japan.