Russia has hopes of failures in contacts with the Japanese side will be no more, they will resume the previous speaker, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov at a news conference following the meeting with the head of the Japanese foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
"As we have said with Mr. Kishida, we agreed to start a dialogue on the peace Treaty at the level of Deputy Ministers (of foreign Affairs). The second round of this dialogue will be held on 8 October, 1st was held in January 2014. Such a large period of the pause was not due to Russia's position: our Japanese colleagues had difficulties with compliance with the schedule of contacts at different levels, which was first agreed. I hope that now the dynamics (of the talks) will resume and more failures will not " - said Lavrov.
This trip of the head of the Japanese foreign Ministry by Fumio Kishida agreed to by the parties for a long time because of her training took place on a fairly busy background. Affected and the accession of Japan to the sanctions against Russia in connection with the crisis in Ukraine and the situation with the visits of the high position of the Russian bureaucrats to the Kuril Islands, which are always very sensitive in Tokyo. However, to come to a common opinion in the end turned out.
it is also planned that the dialogues of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Kasidy will be an important stage of preparation for the visit of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to Japan. Currently any even approximate dates of this trip are not. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said before that is waiting exchange " of views on such international issues As the situation in the middle East and on the Korean Peninsula, the Iranian nuclear program, cooperation between Russia and Japan in the framework of the UN and other international organizations ".