Tokyo does not step back from the desire to prepare the Visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin before the end of the current year, said the head of the Japanese foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
"Our plans have not changed and in the current situation," He said, answering the question about the possible impact of the situation around Syria on the preparation of the visit, reports the news Agency.
On 28 September the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during his stay in the headquarters of the UN met with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. The President of Russia at the meeting said that the two countries have perspectives for improvement of trade turnover, the volume of which in the last period of time has decreased. He also revealed that currently there is some intensification of contacts in different directions. For the first time in several years, for example, held a meeting of the intergovernmental Council for trade and economic issues. Contacts and secretaries of security Councils. At the meeting, the leaders agreed to continue the dialogue, using international forums. Russia is also informs that are ready to consider the question of the timing of the visit of the President of the Russian Federation to Japan in the case of certain offers from Tokyo. 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.