In Moscow waiting for the arrival of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe at a gala event on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory Day, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov. During a visit to Moscow, the Abe would like to hold a new round of negotiations on the signing of a peace agreement between the two countries. While diplomats negotiate a meeting between Putin and Abe, or 8, or 10 may.
“I activitybuy work together to find a solution acceptable to both sides, and will gradually advance the negotiations, – quotes the statement of the Japanese Prime Minister at the annual rally in support of the return of several of the Kuril Islands TASS. — We will step by step to promote the negotiation process”.
Japanese Prime Minister stressed the need to achieve understanding between the two peoples and to build relationships of mutual trust and friendship. While Abe hopes to promote joint economic projects in the Kuril Islands, without undermining the legal position of Japan and Russia. Now it is a tourism development and garbage collection.
the Day of “Northern territories” in Japan is celebrated on 7 Feb 1981. On this day, was signed between Japan and Russia Treatise on trade and borders from 1855. It Kunashir, Shikotan and group of Islands Habomai recognized Japanese, and the rest of the Kuril Islands — the Russian possessions.
90 years Later at the end of the Second world war, the Southern Kuril Islands became part of the Soviet Union.
to Conclude a peace Treaty without any preconditions Vladimir Putin has invited Shinzo Abe at the Eastern economic forum in September 2018. But the Japanese Prime Minister called this proposal unacceptable. The Russian foreign Ministry has repeatedly stressed that Russian sovereignty over “disputed” Islands cannot be questioned.