Russia will never give the Kuril Islands to Japan, the discussion on this issue will be closed after the entry into force of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, said a member of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich.
He said whoever came to power in the coming ten or even a hundred years, will not be able to get back to the topic, since “people will not be allowed”.
Because if today we went to meet them, tomorrow there would be American bases, and this train would be a serious threat — said Klintsevich.
According to him, this is the decision of the people. However, he said that for 20 years, says: “we will never give up the Kuril Islands”, as the economic and military security for Russia is key.
Was previously some uncertainty, which was allowed to debate. All the debate is over, — said the politician.
Klintsevich said that if Russia went to a meeting on this topic, it “would have been blocked by the Pacific fleet, and submarines, and surface ships”. Also there is concentrated a large bioresurs: “it’s a matter of food security, the country’s seafood.”
He added that Japan should not link the issue of concluding a peace Treaty with the subject Smoked.
We have always said. This the Japanese have such a fetish, which they use in every election — receipt of these Islands. Today this topic is closed, said Klintsevich.
The politician said that or Japan will take a peace Treaty, or two countries will remain in the positions, which is very disadvantageous for Russia, as for the Japanese themselves, since they are neighbors, reports “Interfax”.
Wrote NEWS.ru earlier, the head of Sakhalin region Valery Limarenko said on another territorial claims of Japan to the Kuril Islands and noted that the amendments to the Constitution will remove the question about their origin.
Amendments to the Constitution, among other things, impose a ban on the sale of a part of the country, and calls to them. Voting took place from 25 June to 1 July. Residents of Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region were able to Express their opinions in an online vote. The results of processing 100% of ballots, the amendments to the Basic law was supported by 77,92% of voters. Against the changes spoke of 21.27%.
Japanese authorities have restored the wording of belonging “Northern territories” as in the country called the Islands of Kunashir, Iturup, Shikotan and Habomai, designating them as “Islands subject to the sovereignty of our country.” Corresponding changes were made to the “Blue book on diplomacy,” said foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi in the government meeting. In turn, the Secretary General of the government of Acehide Suga said that the reformulation carried out on the basis of “comprehensive R��solutions taking into account different circumstances”.