TOKYO, March 20. /TASS/. Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu has arrived in Tokyo to participate in the Russian-Japanese consultations involving foreign and defense ministers.
"The two countries’ foreign and defense ministers will discuss the political and military situation in the Asian-Pacific region as well as the ways to ensure regional security, the development of the Russian-Japanese bilateral relations and confidence-building measures in the security sphere," Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov told reporters.
According to him, during his stay in the Japanese capital, Shoigu also "plans to hold a bilateral meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada.".