TOKYO, March 18. /TASS/. Governments of Japan and Russia at the first consultations on joint economic activities on the South Kuril Islands presented plans for work in medicine, tourism and fishing, Japan’s Deputy Foreign Minsiter Takeo Akiba said after talks with the Russian counterpart - Igor Morgulov, Kyodo reported on Saturday.
Akiba said the "parties have agreed to discuss former residents may visit the islands by using chartered flights.".