Russian Foreign Minister on peace talks with Japan
Russia’s Lavrov says ‘extremely significant’ differences with Japan on peace deal – RIA
Japan is seeking a deal with Russia to put an end to a dispute over islands off its northeastern coast that were seized by Soviet troops in the last days of World War Two, a disagreement that has soured bilateral relations for decades.
Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Hugh Lawson
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