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 cancels up to 600 flights over typhoon Haishen
Up to 600 air flights were cancelled in Japan starting on Sunday after typhoon Haishen approached the southwestern parts of the country, Japan’s NHK television channel reported.
Japan fully suspends visa-free travel programs with Russia this year due to coronavirus
Japan has taken a final decision to fully suspend all visa-free travel programs between Japanese prefectures and the southern Kuril Islands planned for this year due to the coronavirus spread, an …
Japan to continue seeking peace treaty with Russia
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced that the government will continue pursuing efforts to strike a peace treaty with Russia even after his resignation, he told a press conference in Tokyo …
Japanese PM plans to resign due to health issues
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to resign due to deteriorating health, the Japanese public television reported on Friday.
It noted that the head of government had already made a decision. …
Tokyo documents record high number of daily COVID-19 cases
Over 240 cases of COVID-19 have been documented in Tokyo in the past 24 hours, local officials informed, adding that the exact data will be published shortly.
This is a record high number of daily …
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 sticks to its position on Kurils in light of constitutional amendment in Russia
Japan’s government refrains from commenting on the voting on constitutional amendments in Russia but stresses that its position on the issue of South Kuril Islands and the peace treaty with …
Japanese PM will not attend Victory Parade in Moscow
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend the Victory Parade in Moscow on June 24, said Deputy Assistant Minister of the European Affairs Bureau of Japan’s Foreign Ministry Hideki Uyama …