Dmitry Medvedev

 
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (left) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting in Moscow on Monday. Photo: AFP

Russia, Japan vow new push to end islands dispute

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Monday to renew efforts to find a solution to a decades-long territorial row that has prevented the two sides from signing a World War II peace treaty.

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