TOKYO, August 21. /TASS/. The forthcoming meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinz· Abe in Vladivostok in September will be highly important, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Sunday on the air with NHK TV Channel.
"We believe the forthcoming talks will be highly important from the standpoint of further development of relations in many areas," Suga said.
Leaders of Russia and Japan met in Sochi in early May 2016. The next summit talks are scheduled during the Eastern Economic Forum to be held in Vladivostok on September 2-3.