Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo
Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe creates new ministerial position to expand cooperation with Russia as he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin

Tokyo hopes to use economic proposals to soften Moscow’s stance on disputed islands, called the Northern Territories in Japan and Southern Kurils in Russia

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kyodo
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