KYOTO (Japan), October 6 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Vice-Premier Arkadiy Dvorkovich met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Kyoto on Sunday, Dvorkovich’s press secretary Alia Samigullina told Itar-Tass.
Dvorkovich and Abe discussed expansion of economic cooperation between Russia and Japan. They stressed the need to hold a meeting of the Consultative Council on modernization of Russia. The Council held its third meeting in Tokyo on Saturday. The Russian side was fully satisfied with an outcome of its dialogue with Japan on questions of modernization and development of the Russian economy.
“We count on comprehensive cooperation that will include technological investments and personnel training and localization of projects in Russia,” Dvorkovich said. The Russian vice-premier also delivered an opening speech at a plenary meeting of the International Forum of Science and Technology in Society (STS).
Russia cooperates with other countries both at the academic and industrial levels to advance projects, which could contribute to global development.