MOSCOW, September 26. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have a separate bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the APEC summit due to be held in China in mid-November, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Friday.
Answering a question when the Russian president may visit Japan, Ushakov said the parties have not yet discussed the concrete date by diplomatic channels.
“The date of the visit has not been discussed by diplomatic channels,” he said.
Ushakov considered media interpretations regarding possible postponement or cancellation of the visit “far from reality”.