Ivan Zakharchenko. The Japanese government will continue preparing for the visit this year in Tokyo the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, despite the deepening of the contradictions of Russia and the United States around the Russian attacks on rebels in the Syrian Arab Republic notified on the first day weekend Agency referring to Sources in the Japanese government.
As stated before, the Japanese government wants to raise in the process long-discussed Putin's visit to Japan the question of Tokyo's claims to the southern Kuril Islands, which the Japanese consider "occupied" the Russian Federation and called the " Northern territories ".
"It is concluded that it is impossible not to give the advantage to Putin's visit to Japan, As he had in his hands the key to promoting negotiations on the territorial issue of the Northern territories," says Kyodo. However, According to the source Agency, are taken into account and the complication of the situation due to the high probability of response USA.
the Commissioner of the state Department of the USA John Kirby this week criticized the dialogues of Russia and Japan on the issue of concluding a peace Treaty, noting that now is not the time to do business with Russia because of its position on Ukraine and Syria.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, demonstrating the desire to make a visit of the Russian President, according to the Agency, focused on How to " convince experiencing nervousness the USA and to settle mutual relations ".
for example, the Japanese government wishes to apply the contacts with the Americans before the November summit of the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC) in the Philippines, where the possibility of a summit meeting between Japan and Russia.
Sources Kyodo pay attention that the course of Putin's visit to Japan this year " remains unchanged, despite the worsening situation in the Syrian Arab Republic ".
The immutability of the ideas of visit confirmed at a press conference in Tokyo on October 9 and the head of the Japanese foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.