Russia and Japan have agreed to continue contacts on the issue of peace Treaty, said on Thursday the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
in the capital of Russia on 8 October took place the Second round of talks between Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Igor Morgulov and his Japanese counterpart Shinsuke Sugiyama on the issue about conclusion of a peace Treaty between 2 countries, notified on the Internet representation of the Russian diplomatic vedomctva." The discussion was focused on the historical aspects of the problem. Dialogues are conducted in Accordance with the instructions of the Directors of Russia and Japan and will be continued ", - has underlined in a press-service.
on Wednesday it was announced that the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama flew to Moscow for talks with Russian counterpart Igor Morgulov. On 4 October the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe during a meeting in Kyoto with the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich said he expected progress in negotiations on the peace Treaty at the upcoming October 8 in the capital of Russia consultations zaglav Meade country pairs. On 28 September the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during his stay at the headquarters of the UN met with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. At the talks the Prime Minister of Japan said that he was again elected head of the liberal democratic party of Japan, and now has developed a "solid Foundation For future peaceful discussions" with Putin, " problems of the peace Treaty ". On September 25 Prime Minister of Japan said about the desire to discuss with Putin the territorial issue. September 2, stated that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation ruled out the possibility of negotiations with Japan on the issue of Smoking. The Deputy head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Igor Morgulov said Russia's readiness to continue dialogue with Tokyo on the signing of the peace Treaty. Putin's visit to Tokyo was scheduled for the fall of 2014, but was not held because of the international complications of the situation in connection with crisis in Ukraine. The timing of the visit has been rescheduled for the current year, but the actual date until not named. Previous 1st round of negotiations on the conclusion of a peace Treaty took place in January 2014. Relations between Russia and Japan for many years overshadows the lack of a peace Treaty between 2 countries. Japan claims the Islands of Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai, indicating bilateral Treatise on trade and borders of 1855. Return to the Islands Tokyo made it a condition of signing a peace Treaty with Russia, which at the end of the Second world war was never signed. The position of Moscow consists that southern Kuriles became part of the USSR according to the results of the Second world war and the Russian sovereignty over them with appropriate international legal clearance, cannot be questioned.