The Russian foreign Ministry criticized the amendments to the law of Japan of the southern Kuril Islands
The introduction by Parliament of Japan of amendments to its law on the southern Kuril Islands are an impediment to the promotion of talks on joint economic activities (DSS) on the Islands. On Thursday, July 19, is spoken in the comment of Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.
We are talking about amendments to the law “On special measures to promote the solution to the problem of Northern territories”, 1982, says foreign Ministry.
In the commentary foreign Ministry expressed a lack of understanding of why a legal act adopted in the years of uneasy relations of Moscow and Tokyo “Japanese lawmakers took to get to the light”, because currently, relations between Russia and Japan are developing dynamically in line with the decisions of the leaders.
“Moreover, the amendments directly contradicted the agreements reached at the highest level the establishment of joint economic activities (DSS) in the South Kuril Islands, including in the interests of creating an atmosphere of trust and cooperation between our two countries”, — stated in the comments.