In the Scenarios outlined plans to strengthen cooperation with Japan

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoreceptor of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. Archive photoIn the Scenarios outlined plans to strengthen cooperation with Japan© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Russia and Japan agreed to revive the Council of governors to strengthen the interaction among regions of both countries, the organizational part of the work will be completed by may, the journalists said the Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev.

«It will revive the format of the Council of governors. It existed during the Soviet Union. On the Japanese side, there is a structure, which will bring together governors from the Russian side, while this is not unique, and therefore, the focal point will fulfill the Federation Council, the work will be overseen by Valentina Matviyenko, the functions of the Secretariat will be fulfilled by our Advisory Board on Russian-Japanese inter-parliamentary and interregional cooperation. We hope by may when the planned contacts at the highest level, in connection with the opening of the cross years of Russia and Japan to complete the organizational portion of this work to the Russian-Japanese Council of governors to run at full scale,» — said Kosachev.

He noted that the heads of «the most active in the Japanese way of the Federation» invited to join the Council of governors.

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