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Japan will conclude a peace Treaty with Russia until not yet settled the territorial dispute. This was stated by the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Acehide Suga, reports “Interfax”.
“We will persistently continue to negotiate on the basis of this course is to resolve the issue of the return of the Northern territories (South Kurile island ridge — Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai — approx. “Ribbon.ru”), and then to conclude a peace Treaty,” he said.
The politician also said that the Japanese government will not comment on every statement of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin, who had earlier proposed to conclude a peace Treaty without preconditions until the end of 2018. According to him, the country can continue to resolve disputes after the signing of the document.
Previously Abe the WEF said that the absence of a peace Treaty between Moscow and Tokyo is an abnormal situation. His words gave RIA Novosti.
The peace Treaty between Russia and Japan have not signed in for over 70 years. The conclusion of the Tokyo refers to the return of the Islands of Iturup, Kunashir, Shikotan and Habomai. Moscow believes that the Southern Kuril Islands became part of the Soviet Union at the end of the Second world war and sovereignty over them is unquestionable.
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