Japan rejected the idea of Putin about a peace Treaty without conditions.
The Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan, Yoshihide Suga said that Tokyo has maintained his position at the conclusion of a peace Treaty with Russia, which implies first, the resolution of territorial disputes.
“The government is not changing its policy in relation to the issue of the return of the Northern Islands and conclude a peace Treaty” – so Suga responded to the invitation of President Vladimir Putin to reach a peace agreement before the end of the year, without preconditions.
Earlier today Vladimir Putin proposed yaponskomu Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to sign a contract until the end of the year without any preconditions.
Recall that in 1956 between the USSR and Japan signed a Declaration on ending the war, the document also meant the conclusion of a peace Treaty in the short term. However, since any significant progress in this direction was not done.
Tokyo demands the return of the four South Kuril Islands, calling them the Northern territories of Japan.