Japanese PM claims Tokyo has sovereignty over Southern Kuril Islands
Japan believes talks with Russia should discuss the entire southern part of the Kuril Islands, but according to Tokyo, Japan has sovereignty over these territories, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide …
Japanese PM seeks active dialogue on peace treaty with Russia
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is determined to maintain his predecessor Shinzo Abe’s policy aimed at boosting relations with Russia and advancing peace treaty talks, member of the upper …
Abe hopes that Japan will ink peace treaty with Russia under new PM
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hoping that his successor Yoshihide Suga will be able to boost talks with Russia to resolve the peace treaty issue, he said in an interview with Yomiuri …
Japanese parliament approves Yoshihide Suga as new premier
The Japanese parliament on Wednesday approved the new chairman of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party, Yoshihide Suga, as the country’s new prime minister.
His candidacy was approved …
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 …