Tokyo does Not change plans to visit Russian President Vladimir Putin to Japan in 2015, said Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
"The summit is a gathering of leaders, during which they exchanged views on global challenges due to shared values of freedom, democracy, human rights, the rights of the law. Based on the current situation in Ukraine is difficult to imagine that the Summit next year will be the G8 summit. However, the majority of the leaders of this time were of the opinion that it is necessary constructive participation of Russia in resolving the issues of Syria, Iran, the DPRK, " said the Prime Minister, whose speech was broadcast by the television channel NHK.
He also said that this desire to continue the dialogue with Russia, because " the questions, the more do the necessary dialogue ", RIA " Novosti ". Abe has supplemented his words by the fact that " to move forward in the issue of the Northern territories, like to (Visit) took place at the right time ". In may, the speaker of the Russian state Duma Sergei Naryshkin said that the Russian Federation is ready to realize the Visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Japanese Islands, as requested by the Japanese side, but need the support of Tokyo. May 20, Deputy Chairman of the ruling liberal democratic party of Japan, former foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura the meeting with Naryshkin said in Tokyo would like to see the President of Russia Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan to discuss territorial issues. Press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov later said that the Russian Federation will look Japanese invitation, unless it is formally renewed. Putin's visit to Japan was scheduled for the autumn of last year, but was Not held because of the complications of the international situation in connection with the crisis in Ukraine. The timing of the visit has been rescheduled for the current year, But the actual date until Not named. Not installed and also the dates of your stay in the capital of Russia, Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan, this Visit must become one of stages of preparation of the arrival of the President of the Russian Federation in Tokyo. Before Putin has said that Russia is ready to dialogue with Japan on the issue of the South Kuril Islands, but on the basis of the Japanese Parliament ratified documents of 1956. The position of the capital of Russia is that the southern Kuril Islands became part of the USSR on the results of the war and the Russian sovereignty over them, having international legal formalization, can Not be questioned. We will emphasize Japan's claim to the Kuril Islands: Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and the Habomai archipelago, pointing to the bilateral Treatise on trade and borders of 1855. The return of the Islands to Tokyo made it a condition of signing a peace Treaty with Russia, which at the conclusion of the Second world war was Never signed. On 21 January, the foreign Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, while in Belgium, compared the problem of the South Kuril Islands with the situation in Ukraine. In the early winter of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan wants to work towards solving the territorial issue with Russia and the signing of the peace Treaty.