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Russia-Japan Dialogue: The Sanctions Factor

... The invigoration of dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo has again raised the question of the prospects for concluding a peace treaty. Both countries see the intensification of trade and economic cooperation as one of the goals of their negotiations. Japan’s diplomacy implies by default that solving the so-called “territorial issue” will create new conditions for commercial relations between the two countries. Russia is prepared for speeding up such relations regardless of the discussion on ...


Asymmetry and Development of Russia-Japan Relations

... Japan’s right-wing media , which condemned Japan’s inaction as unacceptable and contrary to its national interests, since, the media claimed, it put a question mark over Japan’s commitment to liberal values and could prompt distrust. In April 2018, Japan joined the other G7 countries in a statement supporting Great Britain’s stance on Russia’s complicity in the poisoning in Salisbury, condemning Russia’s refusal to respond to the enquiries by the British government and calling upon Russia to “respond urgently” to the questions on “the Skripal case.” Russia’s ambassador to Japan noted that Japan’s signature on the document was regrettable. Are ...


Regional Security in Northeast Asia and the Russia–Japan–U.S. Triangle

... multilateral and institutionalized format. A return to the six-party talks, probably, under a different name, is one possibility. A new format with a different list of participants, but that would still include the key regional stakeholders, Russia and Japan among them, is another one. 3. The United States and Russia should make utmost effort to overcome the vicious circle of distrust, accusations, pressure, and threats that is building up between them, and the political will necessary for this must be exercised by both sides. At the very least, Moscow and Washington should not let this negative dynamic influence the prospects of their ...


RIAC and NCAFP Host U.S.–Japan–Russia Trilateral in New York

... their bilateral ties have on cooperation with countries of the region and ensuring their stability. On March 14­–15, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the National Committee on American Foreign Policy ( NCAFP ) host a U.S.–Japan–Russia Trilateral Conference in New York. This is the third event in a series that is to result in a joint trilateral report by the end 2018. The Conference focuses on the future of Northeast Asia and the challenges and opportunities it faces....


The Journey Beyond Three Seas: Asian Countries after Trump’s Visit

... Korean dossier” and the growing trade deficit between the two countries, and would attempt to demonstrate that Washington today is a hard-line negotiator. South Korea was concerned Trump would denounce the United States–Korea Free Trade Agreement. Japan was worried the President of the United States would force them to enter negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement. Both Seoul and Tokyo feared that Trump, with his harsh rhetoric and unexpected gesticulations, would exacerbate the conflict ...


RIAC Director General Meets up with Director of Russian Division from Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On August 2, 2017, RIAC hosted a meeting between Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Tadaatsu Mori, Director of Russian Division, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On August 2, 2017, RIAC hosted a meeting between Andrey Kortunov , RIAC Director General, and Tadaatsu Mori, Director of Russian Division, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The sides exchanged opinions on ...


“Asian Dialogue” at RIAC: Japanese Vision of Trump Administration’s Policy

... events titled “Asian Dialogue” devoted to bilateral and multilateral cooperation of the Asia Pacific states, security problems and a number of the other topics of the regional agenda. The series of meetings started by a discussion with a Japanese expert Mr. Michito Tsuruoka, Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) of the Ministry of Defense of Japan, Non-Resident Research Fellow of the Tokyo Foundation. On February 20, Mr. Tsuruoka delivered a speech ...


Depending on How You Slice It. Barack Obama’s visit to Japan

The visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima was unprecedented in many respects. Former President Jimmy Carter, out of office by then, visited the city in 1983, and US Ambassador to Japan John Roos was the first US official to visit he memorial to the victims of the A-bomb in 2010. Secretary of State John Kerry laid flowers at the monument to the victims at the same memorial in April 2016. As to Barack Obama himself, in a May 2009 ...


Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... – a superpower that acts as a military and political rival having a comparable capacity. They tend to agree in Washington that China is emerging (or, possibly, has already emerged) as such a rival. Game plan REUTERS/Tim Kelly Nikolai Murashkin: Japan–US Union and Southeast Asia: Getting closer to cement the status quo? The Asia–Pacific Region is not running short of highly explosive contradictions. The scenario for the two-day simulation that was organized at Chatham House in early ...


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