Japanese Prime Minister suggesting recent visit to Russia intends to disputed islands (Figure)
data for : Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan data for: South Kuril Islands (Japan said that the four northern islands) orientation map.
Global Network reporter Zhu Ying library reported on December 1, 1, according to Japan’s Kyodo News reported that Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan 1, in residence with the Hokkaido city of Nemuro Mayor Hasegawa Shunsuke talks, suggesting that interested in recent visit Nemuro city, and visited the other side of the South Kuril Islands (Japan said that “the four northern islands”).
Naoto Kan also noted that the Russian government began the South Kuril Islands, infrastructure, which he have a strong sense of crisis, said: “then set aside so down the road of return may be more lengthy.” He also said: “I hope the economic cooperation and negotiation with Russia with the process to find a breakthrough.”
in Yokohama on November Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the summit, Naoto Kan stressed that : “I solemnly to him that ‘can not be allowed to visit the island country after the Russian president, and expressed strong protest’。”
Medvedev last month, a visit to the country after the island, the Japanese recall the ambassador to Russia in protest. In response, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said: “We believe that Japan’s Kuril Islands, President Dmitry Medvedev visits the response is unacceptable and this is our land, the Russian president visited the national land, their territory, their own region.”