Foreign Minister: Japan’s Parliament prevents the negotiation of business activity in the southern part of the Kuril Islands

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MOSCOW, July 19. /TASS/. Adopted by the Japanese Parliament amendments to the law “On special measures to promote the solution to the problem of Northern territories” (so in Japan called the southern Kuril Islands – approx. TASS) create obstacles for further talks on joint economic activities on southern Kuriles. This is stated in a statement on Thursday comments by the Russian foreign Ministry.