epa06321632 Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, 11 November 2017. EPA-EFE/JORGE SILVA / POOL

Japan’s Shinzo Abe has few choices in island dispute after Russia seeks to deploy military aircraft

Experts say such a move by Moscow could have been predicted after Putin said the only way he would consider returning the islands was if Tokyo cancelled its security agreement with Washington

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epa06321632 Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, 11 November 2017. EPA-EFE/JORGE SILVA / POOL
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