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Russia's Putin to Japanese media: Moscow wants to normalise ties with Tokyo in full
December 13, 2016 / 7:26 AM / a year ago

Russia's Putin to Japanese media: Moscow wants to normalise ties with Tokyo in full

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he wanted relations with Japan to normalise in full, Russian agencies quoted Putin’s interview to Japanese media on Tuesday.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a session of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, December 8, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Putin also said that absence of peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo was an anachronism. Putin plans to visit Japan on Dec. 15-16.

writing by Denis Pinchuk, editing Katya Golubkova

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