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The foreign ministers of Japan and Russia agreed Wednesday to further promote negotiations over joint economic projects on four disputed islands off Hokkaido ahead of a planned visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Moscow in May.

Taro Kono and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov called their three-hour meeting in Tokyo constructive, although they announced no specific progress.

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