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Foreign Minister Yohei Kono and his Russian counterpart Igor Ivanov agreed during talks here Friday to hammer out details of a new plan that would propel the two sides toward a peace treaty by sorting out a decades-old territorial dispute.

The two foreign ministers said they would strive for progress by the yearend and that they would meet again if circumstances required.

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