Meeting of Ministers of Russia and Japan in the format of «2+2» will be held in the near future

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Astahovoy Russia and Japan. Archival photoMeeting of Ministers of Russia and Japan in the format of «2+2» will be held in the near future© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Astakhov

Meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs and defence of Russia and Japan in the format of «2+2» will be held in the near future, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Russian Ambassador to Japan Mikhail Galuzin.

He recalled that following the meeting in may, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was fixed an agreement to hold soon a meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs and defence in a format «2+2».

«I can tell you that this meeting will take place soon, but the official date will be announced in due course by the foreign Ministry and the defense Ministry,» said Galuzin, when answering the question if he knows the date of the talks.

The previous meeting in the format of «2+2» of foreign Ministers and defense ministries of Russia and Japan was held in Tokyo in March last year.

In addition, according to], 22-24 July will be the visit to Moscow of the Chairman of the upper house of the Japanese Parliament, Tuiti date.

The full text of the interview is available on the website ria.ru at 11: 00.

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