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KYOTO/Japan/, October 4. /TASS/. Deputy Russian Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have discussed a broad range of bilateral issues, a spokesperson for the senior Russian official has said.
The meeting was held in the run-up to the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum that began in Japan’s Kyoto on Sunday. Both Dvorkovich and Abe take part in the opening ceremony.
"Arkady Dvorkovich and Shinzo Abe have discussed a broad range of bilateral issues, including the cooperation of Russia and Japan in the sphere of agriculture, energy, infrastructure, finances and science," Aliya Samigullina said.
The 12th annual conference brings together more than 1,500 scientists, politicians, public figures and entrepreneurs from over 100 countries. In 2013, Dvorkovich already took part in this prestigious event and also met with Abe.
Russia is also represented at the forum by Rusnano CEO Anatoly Chubais, the president of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Alexander Shokhin, and the president of Union of Entrepreneurs Business Russia, Alexei Repik.