Premiere Japan and Italy stressed the importance of continuing the dialogue with Russia
Catherine Plesnikova. The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi in the process of bilateral meetings in Tokyo stressed the need to continue dialogue with Russia on the background of the fall in Ukraine.
"consensus on the issues of sovereignty and independence of Ukraine is hardly possible, however, important to involve Russia in the resolution of international issues ", - quotes the head of the Cabinet of Italy.
"It is extremely important that Russia was involved in the resolution of issues in the region and was at the negotiating table. To solve the problem of the Northern territories (as in the Japanese Islands called the number of the Kuril Islands) I also hope for a direct dialogue with President (Vladimir) Putin, " said Abe.
Western countries and the Ukrainian authorities have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.