Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov agreed on the last working day of the week in the capital of Russia with Ambassador of Japan in Russia Tikahito Hardoi aspects of the relationship between pairs of countries, said in the Russian international Ministry.
"They discussed current issues of bilateral relations," - said in the Ministry.
first Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan Fumio Kishida said that the conclusion of his visit to the Russian Federation until not accepted.
The visit of the head of the Japanese foreign Ministry in the capital of Russia was obliged to pass at the end of April last year, but was postponed indefinitely due to complication of the international situation because of the situation in Ukraine. Then after a telephone conversation of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the end of June this year there were messages about the fact that the arrival Kasidy in the capital of Russia is scheduled for August 31 - September 1. However, in the period of the Visit did not take place.
The trip of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Japan to the Russian Federation is a necessary step and a prerequisite for the preparation of the visit of the President of the Russian Federation in Tokyo, which, following discussions between the leaders of the country pairs in November of last year the agreements scheduled to be held during the current year. This was confirmed in a telephone conversation between the President and Prime Minister of Japan in June.