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Japanese prime minister declares intention to conclude peace treaty with Russia

Japanese prime minister declares intention to conclude peace treaty with Russia

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced his intention to sign a peace treaty with Russia after the territorial issue over the Kuril Islands has been settled.

“The relations between Japan and Russia have become difficult, but we continue to strive to resolve the territorial issue and sign a peace treaty,” Kishida said in his speech in the House of Representatives meeting.

At the same time, Kishida said Japan will “continue to resolutely intensify the sanctions pressure” on Russia over the situation in Ukraine. He promised to keep up with the support to Kyiv “in cooperation with the international community”.