Abe urged Putin to “put an end” to conclude a peace Treaty
Over the past year Russia and Japan have made substantial progress in relations, the two countries should finally sign a peace agreement, said Japanese Prime East economic forum.
Speaking at the plenary session of the Eastern economic forum, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to conclude a peace Treaty with Russia. The situation when the two countries still have not concluded such a Treaty at the end of the Second world war, the head of the Japanese government called “abnormal”. The conclusion of the contract will allow to reveal the potential relations between Moscow and Tokyo. A stream with a session led channel “Russia-24”.
We must put an end to such an abnormal situation, when we have still no peace Treaty.Shinzo Abaranger Prime Minister of Japan
According to the politician, over the past year in Russian-Japanese relations developments have occurred that the two countries could not achieve in the last 70 years.
The Soviet Union and Japan never signed a peace Treaty at the end of the Second world war.
The conclusion of the Treaty now prevent territorial claims to four Kuril Islands: Habomai, Shikotan, Etorofu and Kunashiri.