Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands
Russia’s foreign minister warned Japan Saturday against expecting a quick breakthrough in the territorial dispute between the two nations ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Japan.
Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida that the settlement would require a painstaking work. He added that its rendering in the media “in either a confrontational spirit or by encouraging excessive expectations of a quick progress” wouldn’t help… Read more here.
Source: Japan Today