Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, walks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint press conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)

Putin said he did not know how the dispute could be resolved, but he said the islands should be seen not as a point of contention point but “a place that brings Japan and Russia together.”

Japan news, Russia news, Japan business news, Russia business news, Far East news, Eurasia news

Leave a Reply