Russia, Japan prepare South Kuril isles economic consultation

Russia and Japan will begin the joint economic consultation regarding the South Kuril isles in Moscow on next Thursday, according to a statement from Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This statement followed the meeting between two Foreign Ministers in Manilla, in which they exchange ideas about bilateral ties and security in Northeast Asia.

Russia and Japan have agreed to discuss establishing joint economic activities in the South Kuril isles and continue a deputy foreign minister-level dialogue on strategic stability between the two countries in Moscow on next Friday.

Source: VOV5