Russian-Japanese talks

Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed current bilateral cooperation matters and the main issues on the international agenda.

The Kremlin, Moscow
With Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
Meeting with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.

A joint declaration by the Russian President and the Japanese Prime Minister on developing the Russian-Japanese partnership was adopted.

Mr Putin and Mr Abe oversaw the signing of an intergovernmental agreement on establishing and running cultural centres, and a number of cooperation agreements in the transport and energy sectors, on exchanging financial intelligence information on money laundering and financing terrorism, and on establishing a Russian-Japanese investment platform. Also signed were documents on financing investment projects in Russia and insuring export loans and investments, a memorandum of understanding between Rosneft Oil Company and Mitsui & Co Ltd, and a memorandum of cooperation between the Amur Region government and Hokkaido Bank.

A number of bilateral documents were also signed on the sidelines of the official talks.

Mr Putin and Mr Abe made press statements and answered journalists’ questions following their talks.



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