Yomiuri: the Russian Federation without the permission of the conducted research in the economic zone of Japan
TOKYO, June 13. /Offset. TASS Alex Sarachev/. The Russian vessel without permission from the Japanese side conducted research within the exclusive economic zone of Japan, in the area of La Perouse Strait between Sakhalin and island Hokkaido. With this statement made by the newspaper Yomiuri.
According to her, June 5, belonging to Russia, the ship was less than 50 km from Cape Soya (the northernmost point of Hokkaido). As stated, it is presumably lowered in the water research equipment that was recorded by the Japanese coast guard. About an hour later the vessel left the Japanese economic zone.
Also, the paper reports that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Japan allegedly demanded from the Russian side to take measures to prevent such acts without special permission.