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MOSCOW, May 16. /TASS/. The date of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Japan is being coordinated, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
Answering a TASS question on whether the date of Putin’s visit to Japan has been established, Peskov said: "It is being coordinated."
When asked whether the visit will take place until the end of the year, he said that "this was discussed" at the meeting between Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sochi at the beginning of May.
"As soon as concrete dates are coordinated via diplomatic channels, we will announce them," Peskov noted.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Putin and Abe discussed details and dates of the Russian president’s visit to Tokyo on May 6. "(Japanese) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed the invitation for President Vladimir Putin (to visit Japan). The president and prime minister discussed details of this invitation, including concrete dates. When this issue is considered, we will announce this in Moscow and in Tokyo," Lavrov said.