The strengthening of parliamentary contacts between Russia and Japan will create "better relations between the two states," said Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at a Saturday meeting in Moscow between Japanese delegates and representatives of the Russian parliament.
"There are complex problems" in relations between Russia and Japan, but "there are also areas in which we can and must cooperate," said the Japanese premier.
Junichiro Koizumi set high store by the reception given to him in Moscow. He said he was received "so warmly and hospitably" that he "forgot all about the Russian cold weather." It is now 25 below zero centigrade in Moscow.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part