Japan and Russia working on treaty to end World War IIStaff Writer | May 26, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said he discussed with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a peace treaty to end World War II.
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"We have discussed the peace treaty during the talks. I believe it is important to continue patiently searching for the solution, which would meet strategic interests of Russia and Japan, and which would be accepted by the peoples of both countries," Putin stated following the meeting with Abe.
The Russian president added that Moscow and Tokyo were satisfied with the implementation of agreements on joint economic activities on the Kuril Islands.
He also said that a Japanese business mission will visit the Kuril Island in the second half of this year. ■