NAGOYA /Japan/, November 22. /TASS/. Japan and Russia have agreed that jap international Minister Toshimitsu Motegi can pay his first talk over with to Russia in mid-December, the jap overseas Ministry's spokesperson instructed journalists at a press briefing on Friday.
"The ministers agreed that jap foreign Minister Motegi will discuss with Russia in mid-December for consultations on a peace treaty and other bilateral considerations, if circumstances enable," he talked about following Motegiâs assembly together with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held in Nagoya.
in line with the japanese foreign Ministry, right through the talks the parties will focus on joint economic undertaking on the southern Kuril Islands and journeys through former japanese residents there. Motegi often known as for cultivating economic ties with Russia as a part of the eight-factor plan proposed by way of eastern major Minister Shinzo Abe.
Toshimitsu Motegi grew to become japanese overseas Minister in September 2019 following cupboard reshuffle. That became his 2nd meeting with Lavrov.
Japan holds the G20 presidency in 2019. The G20 summit turned into held on June 28-29 in Osaka, and the international Ministersâ meeting is being held in Nagoya on November 22-23. The ministers are anticipated to talk about a couple of considerations related to global exchange and the building of the African continent on the meeting.
Russia and Japan had been in talks to signal a peace treaty because the mid-20th century. The leading stumbling block to attaining this is the repute of the southern Kuril Islands. After the conclusion of World warfare II, the Kuril Islands had been incorporated into the Soviet Union. however, the repute of Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan Islands and the Habomai Islands is being challenged by way of Japan. The Russian international Ministry has stated on a lot of events that Russiaâs sovereignty over the islands is beyond any doubt. In 1956, the Soviet Union and Japan signed a joint announcement on ending the state of warfare, but no peace treaty has been signed to date.