Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on the 18th that Russia believes that there is no territorial dispute between Russia and Japan.
Lavrov signed the Russian-Chinese border treaty with the Estonian Foreign Minister Ulmas · At the subsequent press conference, he answered the Japanese reporter’s statement on whether he could use the Russian love demarcation experience to resolve the Russian-Japanese territorial dispute.
Lavrov said that Russia does not consider this situation to be a territorial dispute, & ldquo; we often explain this to our Japanese friends. He said that the results of the Second World War have been recognized by the international community and have been written into the UN Charter. “When we discuss ways to solve this problem, we must take this reality as a starting point.” Lavrov said that Russia and Japan have agreed to continue to work on resolving the border issue in order to find a solution that will satisfy both sides.
The Kuril Islands are located between the Kamchatka Peninsula and Hokkaido. Both Russia and Japan both advocate sovereignty over the southern part of the archipelago, such as the tooth dance, the color Dan, the country and the four islands. Since the end of World War II, the four islands have been actually controlled by the Russian side. Due to the serious dispute over the sovereignty of the four islands, the two countries have so far failed to conclude a peace treaty. (Reporter Hu Xiaoguang)
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