Prime Minister Shinzo Abatto: Eugene Hoshiko / AP
Japan acknowledged that the transfer of the Islands Iturup and Kunashir in the moment is not possible. It is reported TASS with reference to the news Agency Kyodo.
According to a source in the government, the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe agree on partial transfer of the disputed territory under the control of Tokyo. He wants to guarantee the transfer of the South part of the Kuril Islands to the Japanese side. We are talking about the Islands of Shikotan and Habomai. Under these conditions, the politician is willing to consider a peace Treaty with Russia.
Earlier, Shinzo Abe said he is determined to achieve the completion of negotiations on a peace Treaty. According to him, it hinders the development of the economic potential of the two countries.
Abe, 22 Jan visit to Moscow, where he planned talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. As reported in the Kremlin, including plans to discuss issues related to the conclusion between the two countries peace Treaty.
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 under control.
Iturup and Kunashir — the two largest Islands of the South Kuril Islands. In addition to the composition of this archipelago includes the island of Shikotan and group of small desert Islands Habomai.
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