... the two countries’ leaders did not result in any breakthrough agreements or a large package of signed documents, but it showcased the two countries’ focus on expanding cooperation and their readiness to work steadily in that area. Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin’s next meeting, slated for the autumn of 2018, will be an important indicator of the parties’ success in launching implementation of their agreements on joint economic activities on the southern Kuril Islands. 1 . There are well-founded doubts that resolving this issue, without adequate economic conditions, would in itself create grounds for breakthrough expansion of economic cooperation. 2 . Japan insists on establishing a special legal regime ...
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... visited Japan. The meetings with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held in Nagato (Yamaguchi Prefecture) and Tokyo resulted in several important agreements, indicating the progress in the long-standing dispute settlement. Dmitry Streltsov comments on Vladimir Putin’s visit. First and utmost, the parties confirmed their commitment to peace treaty signing. The route to achieve this goal was chosen too: to conduct joint economic activity in the Kuril Islands, which would create conditions to solve the peace treaty problem. It was decided to immediately start consultations on seeking special regime to ensure Japan’s economic presence in the Islands. The leaders’ statements note that through ...
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