Putin and Abe to meet in June
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on June 29, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
"We compared notes on issues of developing our relations in all spheres in the framework of preparing for another meeting between Putin and Abe which is scheduled for June 29 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka," he said after talks with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.
Lavrov added that the foreign and defense ministers of Russia and Japan discussed at their talks on Thursday settlement of conflicts and developing foreign policy cooperation, TASS reported.
The G20 summit will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28-29.