20 March 201710:43

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida


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On March 20, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks with his Japanese counterpart, Mr Fumio Kishida in Tokyo.

The ministers exchanged opinions on a broad range of matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation and also key international issues. They also discussed the implementation of the agreements reached following the official visit by President of Russia Vladimir Putin to Japan on December 15-16, 2016, as well as preparations for the upcoming political contacts, including top level political contacts.

Mr Lavrov and Mr Kishida expressed mutual readiness to promote bilateral dialogue and interaction in order to advance Russian-Japanese relations to a fundamentally new level.

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