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Japan: Abe announces easier visa regime for Russian entrepreneurs

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June 29, 2019 at 12:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Japan will soften visa regime for Russian entrepreneurs engaged in joint Russo-Japanese projects, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin following bilateral talks in Osaka on Saturday.

"Starting from September this year, Japan plans to ease visa regime for Russian entrepreneurs within the framework of the 'eight-point cooperation plan' in order to further promote mutual contacts. This will be a special measure for Russia," he said.

Abe also stated that he and Putin "welcome the active course of negotiations" on the post-World War II peace treaty between the two nations.

The Russian leader on his part said he had briefed Abe on his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which was held in Vladivostok in April.

"We proceed from the position that nuclear and missile problem of the Korean peninsula can be solved only by peaceful political and diplomatic means," he concluded.

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Japan will soften visa regime for Russian entrepreneurs engaged in joint Russo-Japanese projects, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin following bilateral talks in Osaka on Saturday.

"Starting from September this year, Japan plans to ease visa regime for Russian entrepreneurs within the framework of the 'eight-point cooperation plan' in order to further promote mutual contacts. This will be a special measure for Russia," he said.

Abe also stated that he and Putin "welcome the active course of negotiations" on the post-World War II peace treaty between the two nations.

The Russian leader on his part said he had briefed Abe on his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which was held in Vladivostok in April.

"We proceed from the position that nuclear and missile problem of the Korean peninsula can be solved only by peaceful political and diplomatic means," he concluded.

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