TOKYO, February 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sees relations with Russia as very promising and expects to strengthen them further at his upcoming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.
“The upcoming meeting with President Putin in Sochi will be the fifth during my premiership,” he reminded parliamentarians. “We seek to develop cooperation with Russia in all spheres, to improve the general level of relations, which will help us progress also at talks on a peace treaty,” he added.
The prime minister also said he wanted to use Sochi’s experience in preparations for the Summer Olympics that Tokyo will host in 2020.