Russia denies missile deployment in the South Kuril Islands, is to strengthen the military
Data for: the deployment of Russian troops deployed in the Far East, S-400
BEIJING, March 2, according to Kyodo News, Japan, and Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister level 8th strategic dialogue 2 in Tokyo. Russia denies, including “Northern Territory”, including the Kuril Islands to deploy missiles and other equipment to enhance the military, saying it was “in order to achieve modernization of equipment, reducing the number of Russian military personnel.”
Japan’s Foreign Affairs minister Kenichiro Sasae and Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Denisov attend the dialogue. The two sides on the outstanding Northern Territory (Russia called “Southern Kuril Islands”), economic exchange and the Korean Peninsula and other exchange of views.
reported that the Japanese government hopes to work with Russia to deepen mutual trust in a wide range of fields, open territorial issues for the deadlocked situation.
the Russo-Japanese strategic dialogue began in 2007. Next dialogue will be held in Moscow.