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Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

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by March 21, 2017 World News

 

 

TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty.

The talks are the first “two-plus-two” meeting since Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

The one-day meeting is largely focusing on regional security, especially how best to deal with North Korea’s launches of missiles and its nuclear program. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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