Russian Foreign Ministry sends protest to Japan for marking Kurils as Japanese
The Russian Foreign Ministry has sent a note of protest to Japan for marking the South Kuril Islands as Japanese territories in the materials prepared for the G20 summit in Osaka, Foreign …
Putin and Trump talk for 80 minutes in Osaka
The meeting between the President of Russia and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, on the sidelines of the G20 summit lasted 80 minutes, TASS reports.
Earlier, it was suggested that …
Trump and Putin to meet in Osaka on Friday
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump will hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan's Osaka on Friday, a spokesperson for the White House said on …
G20 leaders to discuss trade, environment protection at summit in Osaka
The situation in the global economy and trade and environment-related issues will be key topics of the forthcoming summit of the Group of Twenty (G20) in Osaka from June 28 to 29, a source in the …
Iran: U-turn to the East
Disappointed with the lack of action by Europeans, who did nothing to comply with their obligations under the nuclear deal, Iran is shifting its diplomatic and trade emphasis to its main partners in …
Japan will not send military to Gulf of Oman after attack on tankers
Japan will not send military forces to the Gulf of Oman after last week's attack on the two tankers there, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Tuesday.
"It is not clear who is behind the …
US accusations against Iran over attack on tankers attempt to "sabotage diplomacy"
US accusations against Iran over the Thursday attacks on the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman represent an attempt to sabotage diplomacy, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Friday.
"That the …
Russian-Japanese cooperation plan starts producing results
The plan for cooperation between Japan and Russia, put forward by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is producing specific results, Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said on Monday …
Kremlin: Putin, Trump meeting in Osaka possible, Moscow awaits Washington’s proposal
It is still possible that a separate meeting of Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will be held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, but so far Washington has not …
Tokyo recognized USSR’s ownership of Kuril Islands in 1956 Declaration
The wording of the 1956 Japan-Soviet Joint Declaration on a peace treaty shows that Tokyo then considered the Southern Kuril Islands as an inalienable part of the Soviet Union’s territory, …