Prime Minister of Japan and the French President discussed cooperation with Russia

Emmanuel Macron, Shinzo Abe

The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe during a bilateral meeting with the President of France Emmanuel Makron discussed cooperation with Russia. As reported by RIA Novosti, told reporters the official representative of the Japanese Ministry of foreign Affairs Norio Maruyama.

According to him, the sides discussed North Korea, and Russia — due to the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin on may 29, will visit France.

The interlocutors agreed that “for the solution of international issues, Russia’s participation is very important, and extremely important dialogue with Russia,” said Maruyama.

22 may, the press service of the Kremlin confirmed that Putin will meet with Him on may 29. The heads of state will discuss prospects of development of bilateral relations.

In France, on 7 may, was held the second round of presidential elections. The leader of movement “Forward!” Makron got 66.1 percent of the votes, while his rival, the representative of the “National front” marine Le Pen — 33.9 percent.