Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFEJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Russian President Vladimir Putin agree to promote economic programmes on disputed Kuril islands

Japan is looking to build trust through economic activities as a step toward settling the decades-long territorial row over the Russian-held islands

Topic |   Shinzo Abe
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFEJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint press conference following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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