Japan officially announces Abe’s visit to Moscow
The Japanese government officially confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia on January 21-22, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
"On January 21-24, Prime Minister Abe will visit Russia and Switzerland. He will hold talks will President [Vladimir] Putin on January 22," TASS cited the Chief Cabinet Secretary as saying.
Earlier, the Kremlin press service said that Putin and Abe will meet in Moscow on January 22 to discuss signing a peace treaty between Russia and Japan. According to Kremlin, Abe will pay a working visit to Russia on an invitation from the Russian president.