Japan and Russia to step up talks on economic activity on disputed isles

National / Politics Apr 23, 2019

Japan and Russia to step up talks on economic activity on disputed isles

Japan and Russia have agreed to start new working-level talks regarding joint economic activity on the four disputed islands off Hokkaido, Foreign Ministry officials said. The director-level task force, launched separately from an existing working-level dialogue involving higher-level officials, is intended to boost coordination on ...