• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japan has told Russia it wants to take part in the development of oil fields in eastern Siberia through funding and other means, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.

Takeo Hiranuma, minister of economy, trade and industry, sent letters spelling out Japan’s position to Russian Energy Minister Igor Yusufov and German Gref, the economic development and trade minister, in December, the sources said.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW