The head of the Japanese government Shinzo Abe during his visit to the US in April, said U.S. President Barack Obama about his desire to promote the idea of the visit to Japan by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the current year, passed on the first day of the weekend, the Kyodo news Agency citing government sources.
according to them, the head of Obama because of a conflict with Russia over the situation in Ukraine tried to convince Tokyo to be very careful to keep the pressure on Moscow, reports RIA " Novosti ".
by results of examination Kyodo, with respect to Russia between the United States and Japan have highlighted differences of interest. The Agency also informs that the talks with Obama, Japanese Prime Minister highlighted the importance of dialogue with Russia " and expressed the wish that the visit of President Putin to Japan took place this year." The Prime Minister attaches great importance to the visit of the Russian leader, to renew the dialogue on the territorial issue, " says Kyodo. A recent visit to the Russian Federation of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, according to the Agency, the Japanese Islands is perceived As " a sign of easing tensions ". In the capital of Russia is scheduled for may 18 the Russian-Japanese dialogue on the level of Deputy Ministers on economic problems. Abe's government is beginning to prepare for the visit to the Russian Federation Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan by Fumio Kishida in the form of preconditions for Putin's visit to Japan, reports the Agency. Similar information was also published on the first day of the weekend newspaper Yomiuri ". As stated before, Abe visited the U.S. from April 27 to 29, held dialogues with Obama and became the 1st Japanese Prime Minister, speaking in Congress.