Shoigu expressed hope for the strengthening of Russian-Japanese relations

Шойгу выразил надежду на укрепление российско-японских отношений

The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu expressed hope for fruitful cooperation of Moscow and Tokyo in the military sphere since the advent of “Holy harmony” Feel.

Recall, the new era, according to Japanese traditions, began after the enthronement of the new Emperor, Naruhito.

The corresponding statement Shoigu made during the talks, defense Minister of Japan Takeshi Ivaya, report “arguments of the week”.

“I hope that this time will be blessed and for Russian-Japanese relations, including in military sphere”, – he stressed.

Shoigu also stressed that now the main task for both countries is to bring bilateral relations to a “qualitatively new level” and to find mutually acceptable solutions “on the most sensitive issues.”

In addition, the Minister offered to discuss security issues and current regional and global military-political problems.

Earlier it was reported that after the visit of Sergei Shoigu and members of the Russian delegation laid flowers at the grave of Soviet spy Richard Sorge.