The crisis in Ukraine did not affect the dialog of Moscow and Tokyo
Representatives of Japan may take part in the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
According to ITAR-TASS, currently, there are no changes in the schedule of the political dialog of the Russian Federation and Japan, which was informed by the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Fumio Kishida on Wednesday at the budget commission of the upper house of the parliament. He answered the question about the possible impact of the crisis in Ukraine on the prospects of his visit to Moscow, which is scheduled for April.
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«We exchange opinions with the EU and with other interested countries, including about Ukraine as well at various platforms,» the minister said. «There are no changes in the sphere of Japan and Russian plans at this stage.»
The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during these hearings reported that representatives of Tokyo may take part in the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
«We are studying the issue of presence of representatives of government of Japan there,» he said. «There are various international trends, but our fundamental position is that we should be careful with infusion of policy into the Olympic and Paralympic movement.»