On Friday Russian Vice Premier Viktor Khristenko is having a Tokyo meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. They are meeting in the private residence of the Japanese Premier in downtown Tokyo. After the meeting Viktor Khristenko is expected to meet the leaders of the Japanese Federation of Economic Organisations, Keidanren. Khristenko arrived in Tokyo on Friday. He has already held a meeting with the heads of the JETRO Japan External Trade Organisation.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987