Zakharov: Russian foreign Ministry will inform about the visit of Lavrov to Japan, when such information appears


MOSCOW, October 14. The Russian foreign Ministry will inform about the dates of the visit the head of depodesta to Japan, as soon as such information appears, said at a briefing the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“Regarding the timing of the possible visit to Japan Russian President’s comments should the President’s administration, she said. – As for the foreign Minister’s visit to Japan, as soon as such information, we will inform”.

“Sadly, the Japanese media in the issue of Russian-Japanese relations are only interested in the schedule of visits”, – said Zakharov.

Sands: the timing of Putin’s visit to Japan is not defined

The timing of the possible visit of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to Japan has not identified, also said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

“No,” – said the representative of the Kremlin on the question of whether the timing of Putin’s visit.

On 14 October the Secretary-General of the Japanese Cabinet of Ministers of acehide Suga said that Japan is “preparing for implementation (visit of the President of the Russian Federation) in good time before the end of this year.” Suga also noted that the timing of the trip is determined taking into account various factors.

As previously reported on Wednesday, citing a diplomatic source, the leading Japanese business newspaper Nikkei, the two sides come to the opinion that the visit of the Russian leader in Japan until the end of the year will not happen. The article also stated that the trip can be done in spring 2016.

President’s meeting with Prime Minister of Japan

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Sands: the exact timing of the possible visit of Putin to Japan is not defined

In the Kremlin do not report the exact date of Putin’s visit to Japan

On September 28, Putin met with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of a session of the UN General Assembly in new York. The Russian leader noted that the two countries have the prospect of improving trade, the volume of which has recently decreased. He also pointed out that now there is some intensification of contacts in different directions.

As reported then the Japanese media, the leaders agreed to continue their contacts in November on the sidelines of the summits “the twenty” in Ankara and the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC) in Manila.

In September, Sands said that the timing of the possible visit of Putin to Japan will be carried out through diplomatic channels.