Japan to continue peace treaty talks with Russia
The Japanese government aims to continue holding talks with Russia on the issue of a peace treaty in accordance with the previously reached top-level agreements, Foreign Minister of Japan Toshimitsu …
Japan, Russia may hold meeting on joint economic activities on Kuril Islands on June 5
The Japanese-Russian working group on joint economic activities on the southern Kuril Islands may hold an online meeting on June 5, Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday.
According to …
Tokyo will strive to sign peace treaty with Russia
The Japanese government is determined to achieve a solution to the territorial issue and sign a peace treaty with Russia, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in his program speech at the …
Russian authorities release 5 Japanese ships detained for fishing violations
The Russian authorities released five Japanese fishing vessels earlier detained for fishing violations off the southern part of the Kuril Islands, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday …
Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula common goal for Japan, Russia
Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is a common goal for Japan and Russia, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference on Monday.
"Denuclearization of the Korean …
Lavrov says peace treaty issue with Japan is not deadlocked
The situation around concluding a peace treaty between Russia and Japan is not locked in a stalemate, but Tokyo’s position hinders its signing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a …
Russia to take deployment of US missile systems to Japan into account
Moscow will take into account the deployment of US missile launchers to Japan, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told a briefing on Monday.
"The MK-41 launching systems that are likely …
Japan voices protest to Russia over shooting exercises in Southern Kuril Islands
The Japanese government has voiced protest to Moscow over the shooting exercises conducted by the Russian military near Kunashir Island, part of the Southern Kuril Islands, Japan’s Chief Cabinet …
Tokyo’s protests are not alarming, Kuril Islands are ‘our land’
The Russian government is not alarmed by the protests of the Japanese side in light of Russian officials’ visit of the Kuril Islands, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who arrived in …
Japan’s airline to launch flights between Tokyo and Vladivostok in 2020
Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) plans to launch regular flights between the Japanese capital of Tokyo and Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok in March 2020, the Nikkei newspaper …