TOKYO, March 20. /TASS/. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe might visit Russia in April if circumstances permit, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said at a said at a press conference following Russian-Japanese two-plus-two talks on Monday.
"If circumstances permit, in the third decade of April Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia," he said.
Earlier, Russia and Japan agreed to work together on counter proposals on joint economic activities in the South Kuril Islands, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a press conference following Russian-Japanese two-plus-two talks on Monday.
"We have given specific projects for joint economic activities to our Japanese partners. And in return also received ideas and agreed that we will promptly work on these proposals," he said.
"Taking into account the recent consultations on this issue, we have given the Russian side a package of our proposals on joint economic activities," Japanese Foreign Minister said, noting that the work on filling the list of proposals will continue.